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:-
SUSPIRA (ARGENTO 1977) 18 – Suzy (Jessica Harper) travels to Germany to attend ballet school. When she arrives, late on a stormy night, no one lets her in, and she sees Pat (Eva Axén), another student, fleeing from the school. When Pat reaches her apartment, she is murdered. The next day, Suzy is admitted to her new school, but has a difficult time settling in. She hears noises, and often feels ill. As more people die, Suzy uncovers the terrifying secret history of the place.