Another riveting event from the Teachable Events Committee!
Contacts: Professors Steve Wehmeyer — firstname.lastname@example.org, ph. 651-5986; or Erik Esckilsen — email@example.com, ph. 651-5972
Alumni Auditorium — noon – 11 p.m. FREE
Film schedule and links to film synopses and trailers below.
Join us for a teachable, terrifying day of films and discussion celebrating the Frankenstein franchise. When Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley published Frankenstein in the early 19th century, she struck a nerve in a modern world discomfited by emerging technology. That uncertainty is with us today — as dramatized in two centuries’ worth of dystopian and techno-horror works of fiction and film. The Frankenstein movie tradition is a glorious one — gloriously provocative, gloriously poignant, and sometimes gloriously ridiculous. This event promises to hit every one of these notes as we join a fascinating cultural conversation.
Schedule (with links to the Internet Movie Database):
1:45 p.m. — Bride of Frankenstein (1935)
5:15 p.m. — Young Frankenstein (1974)
7 p.m. — Frankenstein (1994)
9:30 p.m. — Splice (2009)