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THE DEAD CENTER

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THE DEAD CENTER

Troubled psychiatrist Daniel Forrester (Shane Carruth of PRIMER, UPSTREAM COLOR) is drawn to help a mysterious patient (Jeremy Childs) who is brought to the emergency psych ward in a catatonic state with no memory of how he reached the hospital. As if to exorcise his own demons, the doctor feverishly tries to break through to his patient. But as a spate of inexplicable deaths shake the ward to its core, Forrester comes to suspect that there is more to his new ward than meets the eye. As he comes to realize what he’s unleashed, a desperate race against the forces of evil threatens to swallow him whole.

No stranger to unchecked, chaotic (but not yet chthonic) growth, the city of Nashville has offered some of its best talent both in front of and behind the camera in this exquisite and rigorous nightmare.

“This is psychological horror at its best, when the eventual bloodletting pales in comparison to a Lovecraftian realization that one is well and truly doomed.” —Kevin A. Ranson, moviecrypt.com

“By dividing us between two conflicting forms - psychodrama and apocalyptic horror - it occupies the ambiguous, intermediate space of its title, sending us spinning in mental circles around a centre that is, for all its uncertainty, sublimely creepy.” —Anton Bitel, SciFiNow

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Showtimes (click showtimes to purchase)

Thursday, Oct 17

4:35pm  9:10pm 

Friday, Oct 18

9:20pm 

Saturday, Oct 19

9:20pm 

Sunday, Oct 20

9:20pm 

Tuesday, Oct 22

9:20pm 

Wednesday, Oct 23

9:20pm 

Thursday, Oct 24

9:20pm 

This Week (click showtimes to purchase)

Friday

SAY AMEN, SOMEBODYLINDA RONSTADT: THE SOUND OF MY VOICETASTE OF CHERRYFIRST LOVEKiarostami ShortsTHE DEAD CENTER

Saturday

A WEDDING SUIT + CASE NO. 1, CASE NO. 2: Introduction from Ashkan Bahrani, Vanderbilt University (1:00pm)
SAY AMEN, SOMEBODYLINDA RONSTADT: THE SOUND OF MY VOICEA WEDDING SUIT + CASE NO. 1, CASE NO. 2HOMEWORK + educational shortsFIRST LOVECLOSE-UPTALK TO HER (Hable con ella)THE DEAD CENTER12 Hours of Terror

Sunday

SAY AMEN, SOMEBODYTALK TO HER (Hable con ella)LINDA RONSTADT: THE SOUND OF MY VOICECLOSE-UPFIRST LOVETASTE OF CHERRYTHE WIND WILL CARRY USTHE DEAD CENTER

Monday

SAY AMEN, SOMEBODYLINDA RONSTADT: THE SOUND OF MY VOICEFIRST LOVELITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS

Tuesday

SAY AMEN, SOMEBODYLINDA RONSTADT: THE SOUND OF MY VOICECLOSE-UPFIRST LOVEHOMEWORK + educational shortsRental Screening: THE SACRED PLACES PROJECT: Moments in the WildernessTHE DEAD CENTER

Wednesday

SAY AMEN, SOMEBODYLINDA RONSTADT: THE SOUND OF MY VOICETASTE OF CHERRYFIRST LOVEA WEDDING SUIT + CASE NO. 1, CASE NO. 2NJFF: KING BIBI: THE LIFE AND PERFORMANCES OF BENJAMIN NETANYAHUTHE DEAD CENTER

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