About this Event
Our monthly film night is a themed programme of old films, introduced by local expert with a passion for the movies.
Kieran Foster is a PhD Researcher and associate tutor at De Montfort University (DMU), specialising in horror films and the unmade projects of Hammer Films. He has written extensively on these projects and is the co-editor of a forthcoming book on unmade films entitled Shadow Cinema, to be published by Bloomsbury. Outside of academia, Kieran has worked in cinemas for over a decade, working in three venues in his hometown of Scarborough North Yorkshire and was a marketing assistant at the Phoenix Cinema in Leicester until 2017. The film this month is:-
THE ORPHANAGE (BAYONA 2007) 15 – Laura (Belén Rueda) has happy memories of her childhood in an orphanage. She convinces her husband to buy the place and help her convert it into a home for sick children. One day, her own adopted son, Simón (Roger Príncep), disappears. Simon is critically ill, and when he is still missing several months later, he is presumed dead. Grief-stricken Laura believes she hears spirits, who may or may not be trying to help her find the boy.