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Essential Westerns wrap-up conversation (4:00pm)

Essential Westerns wrap-up conversation (4:00pm)

Sun, Sep 30 at 4:00pm: Join us in the upstairs Jackson Education and Engagement Space (seating is limited; first come, first served) for an informal discussion of your favorite films from the Belcourt's Essential Westerns series, immediately following JOHNNY GUITAR

Peripheral Visions: MANIAC

Peripheral Visions: MANIAC

Director William Lustig’s infamous gritty masterpiece is the New York City-set tale of a deeply disturbed serial killer (Joe Spinell) who collects the scalps and clothes of his victims to outfit his ever-growing assortment of mannequins.

12 Hours of Terror

12 Hours of Terror

The Belcourt’s annual all-night horror festival rises like a vampire from its tomb to bring you a non-stop, all-night buffet of the best in ghastly grotesqueries, macabre mayhem, and outrageous obscurities spanning the decades.

Seminar: Exploring Womanhood in Horror, From Bad Seeds to Hysterical Hags

Seminar: Exploring Womanhood in Horror, From Bad Seeds to Hysterical Hags

Despite the genre’s reputation for being trivial and predictable, some feminist scholars argue that horror is one of the most influential and socially relevant categories in cinema, particularly in terms of studying gender. Presented by Lisa Williams, Lecturer of English and Women’s Studies at Middle Tennessee State University.

Seminar: Scary Good Screenwriting

Seminar: Scary Good Screenwriting

Horror has always been part of cinema, from the short films of Méliès to the runaway success of GET OUT. How has this perennially popular genre delivered some of the most iconic moments in movie history? Shameless and structurally sound screenwriting! Presented by Diana Grisanti and Stephen Moulds, recent writers-in-residence in Vanderbilt’s cinema and media arts program.

CŒUR FIDÈLE (THE FAITHFUL HEART) with live score performed by Alloy Orchestra

CŒUR FIDÈLE (THE FAITHFUL HEART) with live score performed by Alloy Orchestra

The renowned Alloy Orchestra—whom Roger Ebert called “the best in the world at accompanying silent film”—returns to provide its signature musical accompaniment to this recent restoration of Jean Epstein’s formal tour de force: a tragic love story transformed into a visual feast set against the bars, docks and amusements of old Marseille.

THE ROCKY HORROR PICTURE SHOW

THE ROCKY HORROR PICTURE SHOW

With live cast Little Morals! This fast-paced potpourri of camp, sci-fi and rock 'n' roll tracks the exploits of naïve couple Brad and Janet after they stumble upon the lair of transvestite Dr. Frank-N-Furter. 18+ only.

This Week (click showtimes to purchase)

Thursday

THREE IDENTICAL STRANGERSTHE WIFETHE MISEDUCATION OF CAMERON POSTRental Screening: POPPYSEED: The Story of Naomi TaylorMADELINE'S MADELINEBLAZEMANDY

Friday

THE MISEDUCATION OF CAMERON POSTTHE WIFELET THE CORPSES TANTHREE IDENTICAL STRANGERSI AM NOT A WITCHMANDY

Saturday

THE FURIES: Introduction from Elyce Helford, Middle Tennessee State University (1:45pm)
THE WIFETHREE IDENTICAL STRANGERSTHE FURIESTHE MISEDUCATION OF CAMERON POSTLET THE CORPSES TANI AM NOT A WITCHMANDY

Sunday

JOHNNY GUITAR: Introduction from Mark Wollaeger, Vanderbilt University (1:45pm)
Essential Westerns wrap-up conversation (4:00pm)
THE WIFETHREE IDENTICAL STRANGERSJOHNNY GUITARTHE MISEDUCATION OF CAMERON POSTLET THE CORPSES TANI AM NOT A WITCHMANDY

Monday

THREE IDENTICAL STRANGERSTHE WIFELET THE CORPSES TANTHE MISEDUCATION OF CAMERON POSTI AM NOT A WITCHMANDY

Tuesday

THE WIFETHE MISEDUCATION OF CAMERON POSTLET THE CORPSES TANTHREE IDENTICAL STRANGERSI AM NOT A WITCHMANDY

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