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:-
DRACULA (TERENCE FISHER 1958) 15 – On a search for his missing friend Jonathan Harker (John Van Eyssen), vampire hunter Dr. Van Helsing (Peter Cushing) is led to Count Dracula’s (Christopher Lee) castle. Upon arriving, Van Helsing finds an undead Harker in Dracula’s crypt and discovers that the count’s next target is Harker’s ailing fiancée, Lucy Holmwood (Carol Marsh). With the help of her brother, Arthur (Michael Gough), Van Helsing struggles to protect Lucy and put an end to Count Dracula’s parasitic reign of terror.