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2 Halloween

3 2008

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5 The MacRobert Theatre in association with the AHRC Global Gothic Network presents

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7 A weekend of International Gothic Horror 31 October - 2 November

8 Friday October 31

9 VAMPIRE NIGHT

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11 Three Vampire Feature Films

12 October pm Feature One: Valerie a tyden divu (Valerie and her Week of Wonders) 1970 dir. Jaromil Jires Czechoslovakia

13 Valerie and her Week of Wonders One of the outstanding achievements of Czech New Wave Cinema

14 Valerie and her Week of Wonders ‘one of those haunting, dream-like films that once seen is difficult to forget. …a symbol soaked gothic fairytale’ Kinoeye

15 October pm Feature Two: Frostbiten (Frostbite) 2006 Dir. Anders Banke Sweden

16 Dawn is just a month away

17 Frostbiten Sweden’s first vampire film

18 Frostbiten Anders Banke's feature debut blends the supernaturally exotic and the mundanely parochial to dark comic effect (Film 4 Reviews)

19 October pm Feature Three: Sangre Eterna (Eternal Blood) 2002 Dir. Jorge Olguín Chile

20 Sangre Eterna ‘It’s only a game…’

21 Saturday November 1

22 Afternoon programme

23 November : Children’s matinee Grampire (aka Moonrise: My Grandfather is a Vampire Dir. David Blyth 1992 New Zealand

24 November : Children’s matinee Grampire Introduction by, and subsequent question period with director David Blyth (Death Warmed Up; Red-Blooded American Girl)

25 November pm: Scottish Gothic Shorts Scottish Screen Archive National Library of Scotland

26 November pm: Scottish Gothic Shorts Introduced by Sarah Neely Department of Film and Media University of Stirling

27 Scottish Gothic Shorts Robot Three (Enrico Cocozza, 1951) Petrol (Enrico Cocozza, 1957) Scottish Screen Archive National Library of Scotland

28 Scottish Gothic Shorts Joyride (Jim Gillespie, 1996)

29 Scottish Gothic Shorts Contorted Hazel (John Gorman, 2006)

30 Scottish Gothic Shorts The Caller (Sergio Casci, 1998) The screenings of the Scottish Gothic Shorts will be followed by a discussion with Sergio Casci.

31 Evening programme

32 November 1 Evening programme pm The evening programme will be introduced by Ian Conrich, Director of the Centre for New Zealand Studies, Birkbeck College, University of London

33 Short: Staplerfahrer Klaus - Der erste Arbeitstag (Forklift Driver Klaus - The First Day on the Job) Dirs. Stefan Prehn and Jorg Wagner 2000 Germany

34 Feature film: Exte (Ekusute / Hair Extensions) 2007 Dir. Sion Sono Japan

35 Exte ‘Neatly balanced between genuine J-horror and J-horror pastiche…’ (Variety)

36 Sunday November 2

37 Afternoon programme

38 November : Kiwi Gothic Shorts

39 Kiwi Gothic Shorts Introduced by Ian Conrich, Director of the Centre for New Zealand Studies, Birkbeck College, University of London

40 Kiwi Gothic Shorts Kitchen Sink (1989, Alison Maclean)

41 Kiwi Gothic Shorts The French Doors (2001, Steve Ayson) Larger Than Life (1997, Ellory Elkayem)

42 Kiwi Gothic Shorts The Hole (1998, Brian Challis) A Moment Passing (1996, Charlie de Salis)

43 Kiwi Gothic Shorts Possum (1997, Brad McGann) The Singing Trophy (1993, Grant Lahood)

44 Kiwi Gothic Shorts Nature's Way (2006, Jane Shearer)

45 Kiwi Gothic Shorts The screening of the shorts will be followed by a talk and discussion with Ian Conrich and …?

46 Evening programme

47 Panel Discussion pm Contemporary Gothic Horror Film followed by a wine and cheese reception Guest speakers: Louise Welsh

48 November 2. Evening programme The evening programme will be introduced by

49 Short: To Have and To Hold To Have and To Hold 2000 Dir. John Hardwick UK

50 Feature Film: Kilómetro 31 (KM 31) 2007 Dir. Rigoberto Castañeda Mexico

51 Kilómetro 31 Trapped between reality and ancient legend, the legend of La Llorona …

52 Kilómetro 31 ‘There are worse things than death’

53 The MacRobert Theatre in association with the AHRC Global Gothic Network Gothic Horror 31 October - 2 November Organisers: The MacRobert Theatre Glennis Byron, English Studies,University of Stirling Ian Conrich, Director of the Centre for New Zealand Studies, Birkbeck College, University of London Sarah Neely, Film and Media, University of Stirling


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