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Cinematologists screening and podcast recording at Hastings’ Electric Palace

Head to Hastings on Sunday 12 February at 7pm (or just download if you can’t make it) to watch a screening of Georges Franju’s classic 50s horror Eyes Without a Face and listen to the recording of Dario Llinares celebrated podcast. Dario, who teaches on our Digital Film BA(Hons), sums up the film: “After causing an accident that left his daughter disfigured, a brilliant surgeon works tirelessly to give the girl a new face by kidnapping young women and attempting face transplants. Stunning cinematography lends a Cocteau-esque mood, and Edith Scob is remarkable as the ravaged beauty. This unique blend of horror and poetry has been a major influence on filmmakers as diverse as John Carpenter and Pedro Almodóvar.”

Find out more about the event.

The Cinematologists most recent episode analyses the Essay Film as a cinematic form and this week they will also be releasing an episode on Paul Verhoeven’s Robocop. To listen to all the previous episodes and to see details of forthcoming screenings please go to The Cinematologists website.

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