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JONATHAN RIGBY PRESENTS EURO GOTHIC IN PERSON

Euro Gothic: Jonathan Rigby, author of the acclaimed English Gothic and American Gothic, presents Euro Gothic: Classics of Continental Horror Cinema with a talk featuring stills and clips.

Jonathan is also official Biographer to Sir Christopher Lee and Series Consultant on Mark Gatiss's A History of Horror.

From the Expressionist reveries of the Weimar Republic to the transgressive nightmares smuggled past the Franco regime, via surrealist Gallic fever-dreams and psychedelic shockers from Cinecittà, Euro Gothic analyses more than 100 key films plus scores of others ranging from the early years of the 20th century to the video revolution of the 1980s.

Jonathan RigbyJonathan will be signing copies of Euro Gothic, and we hope to welcome special guests to the event.

Starts 19:30

The author of the acclaimed film histories English Gothic and American Gothic returns with an in-depth study of the lurid horror fantasies that emerged from the studios of Italy, Spain, France and Germany. From the Expressionist reveries of the Weimar Republic to the transgressive nightmares smuggled past the Franco regime, via surrealist Gallic fever-dreams and psychedelic shockers from Cinecittà, Jonathan Rigby brings his incisive scrutiny to bear on more than 100 key films spanning a period of some 80 years. The result is another absorbing chronicle of one of cinema's most enduring but misunderstood genres.

Presenter:  Jonathan Rigby

Admission:  £5 adv 
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