HALLOWEEN at The George Eastman Museum | Beyond the Nest (Rochester)

HALLOWEEN at The George Eastman Museum

Chills, thrills, and disturbing situations are the fertile fields of the Halloween season as the Dryden Theatre presents four programs to keep you up at night. Also part of our Silent Tuesdays series, Nosferatu (F. W. Murnau, 1922) sinks its teeth into the season with the first cinematic adaptation of Bram Stoker’s Dracula, haunting you with live piano accompaniment by Philip C. Carli. Then, previewing Rochester’s Polish Film Festival, director Andrzej Wajda brings us Wesele, in which a turn-of-the-century wedding is complicated by spectral visitations of Poland’s past. If that weren’t enough, we’ll present two programs of short films by an established master of the genre with . . .

EVENTS IN THIS SERIES

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Still from A VERY TIGHT PLACE

Stephen King’s Dollar Babies, Program 1

Thursday, October 17, 2019, 7:30 p.m.
Dryden Theatre

Stephen King’s Dollar Babies | Halloween | Filmmakers Q&A. Unnerving, disturbing tales are Stephen King’s specialty, as evidenced by these five films adapted from his short stories.

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Still from NOSFERATU 1

Nosferatu

Tuesday, October 29, 2019, 7:30 p.m.
Dryden Theatre

Silent Tuesdays | Halloween. F. W. Murnau, an undisputed master of German expressionist cinema, mounts the screen’s first feature-length adaptation of Bram Stoker’s Dracula.

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Still from THE WEDDING 2

The Wedding

Wednesday, October 30, 2019, 7:30 p.m.
Dryden Theatre

Polish Film Festival | Halloween. Poland’s most prominent filmmaker, Andrzej Wajda adapts a turn-of-the-century play that deals with Poland’s troublesome past and the perils of its drive toward self-determination.

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Still from WILLA 3

Stephen King’s Dollar Babies, Program 2

Thursday, October 31, 2019, 7:30 p.m.
Dryden Theatre

Stephen King’s Dollar Babies | Halloween | Filmmakers Q&A. The horror from Stephen King continues with this quintet of films based on his work.

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Organization:

George Eastman Museum

Location:

900 East Ave.
Rochester, NY, 14607
United States

Phone:

(585) 271-3361, ext. 234.
Contact name: 
George Eastman Museum
Email address: 
The event has already taken a place at this date: 
10/31/2019
Time: 
7:30 pm