Mar
21
7:30 PM19:30

CASTLE OF BLOOD

IT. 1964

DIR: A. MARGHERITI

A journalist takes a bet that he can spend the night in a haunted castle on All Hallow's Eve. During his stay, he bears witness to the castle's gruesome past coming to life before him, and falls in with a beautiful female ghost.

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Mar
23
4:00 PM16:00

LORDS OF CHAOS

SW. 2018

DIR: J. AKERLUND

Oslo, 1987. 17-year-old Euronymous is determined to escape his traditional upbringing and becomes fixated on creating true "Norwegian Black Metal" with his band Mayhem. He mounts shocking publicity stunts to put the band's name on the map, but the lines between show and reality start to blur. Arson, violence and a vicious murder shock the nation that is under siege by these Lords of Chaos.

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Mar
23
6:00 PM18:00

THIS MAGNIFICENT CAKE

BL. 2018

DIR: E. DE SWAEF, M. ROELS

An anthology film set in colonial Africa in the late 19th century telling the stories of 5 different characters: a troubled king, a middle-aged Pygmy working in a luxury hotel, a failed businessman on an expedition, a lost porter and a young army deserter.

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Mar
25
9:00 PM21:00

OUT OF BLUE

UK. 2018

DIR: C. MORLEY

When Detective Mike Hoolihan is called to investigate the shooting of leading astrophysicist and black hole expert, Jennifer Rockwell, she is affected in ways she struggles to comprehend.

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Mar
26
9:00 PM21:00

OUT OF BLUE

UK. 2018

DIR: C. MORLEY

When Detective Mike Hoolihan is called to investigate the shooting of leading astrophysicist and black hole expert, Jennifer Rockwell, she is affected in ways she struggles to comprehend.

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Mar
27
9:00 PM21:00

OUT OF BLUE

UK. 2018

DIR: C. MORLEY

When Detective Mike Hoolihan is called to investigate the shooting of leading astrophysicist and black hole expert, Jennifer Rockwell, she is affected in ways she struggles to comprehend.

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Mar
28
8:00 PM20:00

ENERGY

ENERGY002 is a an audio and visual series celebrating experimental and contemporary film. This first series will feature works from multimedia artists Justin Hood and Everett Bouwer.

FEATURED FILMS :


ENERGY (Experimental film)

WITHOUT YOU (Experimental Film)

GANDER (Experimental Film)


Join us for a night of contemporary film and good company.

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https://energy002.splashthat.com/

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Mar
28
9:00 PM21:00

OUT OF BLUE

UK. 2018

DIR: C. MORLEY

When Detective Mike Hoolihan is called to investigate the shooting of leading astrophysicist and black hole expert, Jennifer Rockwell, she is affected in ways she struggles to comprehend.

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Mar
29
10:00 PM22:00

LORDS OF CHAOS

SW. 2018

DIR: J. AKERLUND

Oslo, 1987. 17-year-old Euronymous is determined to escape his traditional upbringing and becomes fixated on creating true "Norwegian Black Metal" with his band Mayhem. He mounts shocking publicity stunts to put the band's name on the map, but the lines between show and reality start to blur. Arson, violence and a vicious murder shock the nation that is under siege by these Lords of Chaos.

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https://www.eventbrite.com/e/lords-of-chaos-tickets-59198347852

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Mar
30
8:00 PM20:00

THIS MAGNIFICENT CAKE

BL. 2018

DIR: E. DE SWAEF, M. ROELS

An anthology film set in colonial Africa in the late 19th century telling the stories of 5 different characters: a troubled king, a middle-aged Pygmy working in a luxury hotel, a failed businessman on an expedition, a lost porter and a young army deserter.

Buy tickets here:

https://www.eventbrite.com/e/this-magnificent-cake-tickets-58684076653

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Apr
1
9:00 PM21:00

THE WIND - 2018

US. 2018

DIR: E. TAMMI

A supernatural thriller set in the Western frontier of the late 1800s, The Wind stars Caitlin Gerard (INSIDIOUS: THE LAST KEY) as a plains-woman driven mad by the harshness and isolation of the untamed land. The film is directed by Emma Tammi, written by Teresa Sutherland and stars Gerard, Ashley Zukerman, and Julia Goldani Telles. It was produced by Soapbox Films and Divide/Conquer.

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https://www.goelevent.com/BHFF/e/TheWind2019

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Apr
16
7:00 PM19:00

Miskatonic Institute of Horror Studies presents: THE SHADOW OVER LOVECRAFT: INTERROGATING H.P. LOVECRAFT’S RACISM

Our school, Miskatonic, is named after the fictional University that appears throughout the work of early 20th century horror writer H.P. Lovecraft. Though there is a personal reason for this (as a teen I was a frequent high school dropout who only went back to school and graduated because I thought Miskatonic University was real and I wanted to go there), the decision to name our school after anything related to a horror writer now widely known to be a racist is frequently questioned.

There is no denying that H.P Lovecraft was a racist. In his earliest years as a writer, he was an outright white supremacist, later supposedly softened into a cultural elitist. Though racism was not uncommon in his day, and some have argued that this excuses his attitudes, his racism and xenophobia was especially vehement, even for his time. These attitudes are directly apparent not only in an infamous 1912 poem denigrating those of African descent, but in journal entries and personal correspondences, as well as indirectly discernable through allegorical descriptions of non-human races in his fiction. This latter point is the most tricky, as it is not discernible to everyone (sometimes a fish-person is just a fish-person) and this has on occasion made fans of his work defensive when it comes to this line of questioning.

Often held as Lovecraft’s most racist horror story, The Horror at Red Hook was addressed, revised and reclaimed by writer Victor LaValle in his brilliant, multiple award-winning novella The Ballad of Black Tom in 2016, which reconfigures the perspective of the story to that of African American protagonist Charles Thomas Tester, which Locus magazine praised for “co-opting Lovecraft’s epic-scale paranoia into the service of a trickster tale.”

The same year saw the release of Matt Ruff’s novel Lovecraft Country – currently in production as an HBO series with Jordan Peele and JJ Abrams – which similarly explores issues of race in Lovecraft’s work through its tale of an African American science fiction fan named Atticus Turner, traversing through New England during the heyday of the Jim Crow laws in search of his missing father.

The release of both of these books prompted renewed questioning into the legacy of Lovecraft’s fiction for a legion of fans and fellow writers who have found magic in his Mythos and Cosmic Horror, easily one of the most influential strands of horror in literary history. But does Lovecraft’s racism overshadow his incredible contributions to the field? Should Lovecraft be demoted in the pantheon of horror writers based on his personal ideologies? Can people of those races and ethnicities Lovecraft directed hate towards still find value his work?

Come join us as we hash it out Town Hall-style, with special guest speakers Victor LaValle, Matt Ruff and more TBD.

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Apr
22
9:00 PM21:00

I TRAPPED THE DEVIL

US. 2019

DIR: J. LOBO

Christmas is supposed to be a time for peace and joyful family reunions. But when Matt and his wife Karen show up unannounced at the home of his estranged brother Steve to celebrate the holidays, they are instead greeted with a horrifying surprise: trapped in the basement is a man. But not just any man. Steve believes that his hostage is none other than the devil himself.

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Apr
26
10:00 PM22:00

I TRAPPED THE DEVIL

US. 2019

DIR: J. LOBO

Christmas is supposed to be a time for peace and joyful family reunions. But when Matt and his wife Karen show up unannounced at the home of his estranged brother Steve to celebrate the holidays, they are instead greeted with a horrifying surprise: trapped in the basement is a man. But not just any man. Steve believes that his hostage is none other than the devil himself.

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Apr
27
9:00 PM21:00

I TRAPPED THE DEVIL

US. 2019

DIR: J. LOBO

Christmas is supposed to be a time for peace and joyful family reunions. But when Matt and his wife Karen show up unannounced at the home of his estranged brother Steve to celebrate the holidays, they are instead greeted with a horrifying surprise: trapped in the basement is a man. But not just any man. Steve believes that his hostage is none other than the devil himself.

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Apr
28
8:30 PM20:30

I TRAPPED THE DEVIL

US. 2019

DIR: J. LOBO

Christmas is supposed to be a time for peace and joyful family reunions. But when Matt and his wife Karen show up unannounced at the home of his estranged brother Steve to celebrate the holidays, they are instead greeted with a horrifying surprise: trapped in the basement is a man. But not just any man. Steve believes that his hostage is none other than the devil himself.

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Apr
29
9:00 PM21:00

I TRAPPED THE DEVIL

US. 2019

DIR: J. LOBO

Christmas is supposed to be a time for peace and joyful family reunions. But when Matt and his wife Karen show up unannounced at the home of his estranged brother Steve to celebrate the holidays, they are instead greeted with a horrifying surprise: trapped in the basement is a man. But not just any man. Steve believes that his hostage is none other than the devil himself.

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Apr
30
9:00 PM21:00

I TRAPPED THE DEVIL

US. 2019

DIR: J. LOBO

Christmas is supposed to be a time for peace and joyful family reunions. But when Matt and his wife Karen show up unannounced at the home of his estranged brother Steve to celebrate the holidays, they are instead greeted with a horrifying surprise: trapped in the basement is a man. But not just any man. Steve believes that his hostage is none other than the devil himself.

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May
1
9:00 PM21:00

I TRAPPED THE DEVIL

US. 2019

DIR: J. LOBO

Christmas is supposed to be a time for peace and joyful family reunions. But when Matt and his wife Karen show up unannounced at the home of his estranged brother Steve to celebrate the holidays, they are instead greeted with a horrifying surprise: trapped in the basement is a man. But not just any man. Steve believes that his hostage is none other than the devil himself.

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May
2
9:00 PM21:00

I TRAPPED THE DEVIL

US. 2019

DIR: J. LOBO

Christmas is supposed to be a time for peace and joyful family reunions. But when Matt and his wife Karen show up unannounced at the home of his estranged brother Steve to celebrate the holidays, they are instead greeted with a horrifying surprise: trapped in the basement is a man. But not just any man. Steve believes that his hostage is none other than the devil himself.

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May
21
7:00 PM19:00

Miskatonic Institute of Horror Studies presents: INDUSTRIAL TERROR: SPONSORED FILMMAKING AND REGIONAL HORROR

From the late 1950s through the mid-1980s, many workaday directors tasked with exposing film for the workplace and classrooms moonlit in cemeteries, bayous, and basements lensing brilliant genre pieces and prurient trash for drive-ins and grindhouses. Archivist and programmer Jon Dieringer will present on some of the best known examples, including George Romero and Herk Harvey, along with more obscure figures, such as the Satantic sexploitation filmmaker who made piston-pumping films for oil companies; a duo from Detroit who parlayed an independently made anti-drug PSA into an opportunity to make a gory biker revenge flick; and more. We’ll consider how quasi-documentary tropes and regional myth were appropriated within lurid, fantastic, and terrifying narratives; and reciprocally, how wry bits of the macabre livened up training and educational films. Dieringer will also discuss adapting his research into a series at Anthology Film Archives.

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Mar
19
7:00 PM19:00

Miskatonic Institute of Horror Studies

Magic and technology share a deeply intimate relationship to the human experience as they are both methods that use tools to gain control over nature and ourselves. The magician and the inventor both attempt to break open conventional ways of working with the forces that shape our lives. Magic is, indeed, a kind of spiritual hacking: They are opening the machine of the universe to understand how it works and bend it towards a new purpose. And when magicians and artists use technology to explore the occult imagination they reveal new ways of enchanting our lives.

Based on the research from Peter Bebergal’s Strange Frequencies, this multi-media presentation will take participants through the history of how human beings have attempted to interact with the otherworldly using technology. John Dee’s shew stones, spirit photography, and ghost radios, are all examples of our capacity to reengineer our spiritual lives. These, and other kind of occult practices require experimentation, breaking boundaries, and using devices in ways they might not be originally intended for. This desire to restore some inner agency to our own lives is also apparent recent popularity of DIY and maker culture. We are seeking enchantment and wonder in new ways and are coming to see it means pushing up against spiritual and material restrictions.

Peter will stage the fantastic with film clips, photographs, and sound recordings. Topics include: The legend of the golem; automata and the uncanny valley; magic lanterns and natural magic; spirit photography; electronic voice phenomena; and the dreamachine.

The course will propose that belief in the supernatural is not required to be enchanted. Technology provides means through which we can activate that part our imagination. Hacking is a state of mind.

Image from: Peter Strickland’s radio adaptation of Nigel Kneale’s The Stone Tape

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Mar
16
9:00 PM21:00

LORDS OF CHAOS

SW. 2018

DIR: J. AKERLUND

Oslo, 1987. 17-year-old Euronymous is determined to escape his traditional upbringing and becomes fixated on creating true "Norwegian Black Metal" with his band Mayhem. He mounts shocking publicity stunts to put the band's name on the map, but the lines between show and reality start to blur. Arson, violence and a vicious murder shock the nation that is under siege by these Lords of Chaos.

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Mar
15
10:00 PM22:00

LORDS OF CHAOS

SW. 2018

DIR: J. AKERLUND

Oslo, 1987. 17-year-old Euronymous is determined to escape his traditional upbringing and becomes fixated on creating true "Norwegian Black Metal" with his band Mayhem. He mounts shocking publicity stunts to put the band's name on the map, but the lines between show and reality start to blur. Arson, violence and a vicious murder shock the nation that is under siege by these Lords of Chaos.

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https://www.eventbrite.com/e/lords-of-chaos-tickets-58024982284

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Mar
9
6:30 PM18:30

LORDS OF CHAOS

SW. 2018

DIR: J. AKERLUND

Oslo, 1987. 17-year-old Euronymous is determined to escape his traditional upbringing and becomes fixated on creating true "Norwegian Black Metal" with his band Mayhem. He mounts shocking publicity stunts to put the band's name on the map, but the lines between show and reality start to blur. Arson, violence and a vicious murder shock the nation that is under siege by these Lords of Chaos.

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https://www.eventbrite.com/e/lords-of-chaos-tickets-58024650291

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Mar
8
10:00 PM22:00

LORDS OF CHAOS

SW. 2018

DIR: J. AKERLUND

Oslo, 1987. 17-year-old Euronymous is determined to escape his traditional upbringing and becomes fixated on creating true "Norwegian Black Metal" with his band Mayhem. He mounts shocking publicity stunts to put the band's name on the map, but the lines between show and reality start to blur. Arson, violence and a vicious murder shock the nation that is under siege by these Lords of Chaos.

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https://www.eventbrite.com/e/lords-of-chaos-tickets-58024470754

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Mar
7
9:00 PM21:00

LORDS OF CHAOS

SW. 2018

DIR: J. AKERLUND

Oslo, 1987. 17-year-old Euronymous is determined to escape his traditional upbringing and becomes fixated on creating true "Norwegian Black Metal" with his band Mayhem. He mounts shocking publicity stunts to put the band's name on the map, but the lines between show and reality start to blur. Arson, violence and a vicious murder shock the nation that is under siege by these Lords of Chaos.

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https://www.eventbrite.com/e/lords-of-chaos-tickets-57454445794

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Mar
6
9:00 PM21:00

LORDS OF CHAOS

SW. 2018

DIR: J. AKERLUND

Oslo, 1987. 17-year-old Euronymous is determined to escape his traditional upbringing and becomes fixated on creating true "Norwegian Black Metal" with his band Mayhem. He mounts shocking publicity stunts to put the band's name on the map, but the lines between show and reality start to blur. Arson, violence and a vicious murder shock the nation that is under siege by these Lords of Chaos.

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https://www.eventbrite.com/e/lords-of-chaos-tickets-57453781808

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Mar
5
9:00 PM21:00

LORDS OF CHAOS

SW. 2018

DIR: J. AKERLUND

Oslo, 1987. 17-year-old Euronymous is determined to escape his traditional upbringing and becomes fixated on creating true "Norwegian Black Metal" with his band Mayhem. He mounts shocking publicity stunts to put the band's name on the map, but the lines between show and reality start to blur. Arson, violence and a vicious murder shock the nation that is under siege by these Lords of Chaos.

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https://www.eventbrite.com/e/lords-of-chaos-tickets-57453586223

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Mar
4
9:00 PM21:00

LORDS OF CHAOS

SW. 2018

DIR: J. AKERLUND

Oslo, 1987. 17-year-old Euronymous is determined to escape his traditional upbringing and becomes fixated on creating true "Norwegian Black Metal" with his band Mayhem. He mounts shocking publicity stunts to put the band's name on the map, but the lines between show and reality start to blur. Arson, violence and a vicious murder shock the nation that is under siege by these Lords of Chaos.

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https://www.eventbrite.com/e/lords-of-chaos-tickets-57452453836

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Mar
3
8:00 PM20:00

LORDS OF CHAOS

SW. 2018

DIR: J. AKERLUND

Oslo, 1987. 17-year-old Euronymous is determined to escape his traditional upbringing and becomes fixated on creating true "Norwegian Black Metal" with his band Mayhem. He mounts shocking publicity stunts to put the band's name on the map, but the lines between show and reality start to blur. Arson, violence and a vicious murder shock the nation that is under siege by these Lords of Chaos.

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https://www.eventbrite.com/e/lords-of-chaos-tickets-57451709610

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Mar
2
6:30 PM18:30

LORDS OF CHAOS

SW. 2018

DIR: J. AKERLUND

Oslo, 1987. 17-year-old Euronymous is determined to escape his traditional upbringing and becomes fixated on creating true "Norwegian Black Metal" with his band Mayhem. He mounts shocking publicity stunts to put the band's name on the map, but the lines between show and reality start to blur. Arson, violence and a vicious murder shock the nation that is under siege by these Lords of Chaos.

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https://www.eventbrite.com/e/lords-of-chaos-tickets-57450826970

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Mar
1
10:00 PM22:00

LORDS OF CHAOS

SW. 2018

DIR: J. AKERLUND

Oslo, 1987. 17-year-old Euronymous is determined to escape his traditional upbringing and becomes fixated on creating true "Norwegian Black Metal" with his band Mayhem. He mounts shocking publicity stunts to put the band's name on the map, but the lines between show and reality start to blur. Arson, violence and a vicious murder shock the nation that is under siege by these Lords of Chaos.

Buy tickets here:

https://www.eventbrite.com/e/lords-of-chaos-tickets-57449267305

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