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CafeLitt 144: Horror Cinema!

Thu 29 Oct 2009, 19:00, by Bardia Saadi-Nejad, at Bistro Burritoville:3rd floor, 2055 Rue Bishop, Montreal,QC (Map)
This Thursday "Cafelitt" would like to invite you to attend a Halloween Party, while Bardia Saadi-nejad is the presenter, talking on Horror Cinema! Following the theme of his first talk at Cafelitt on Expressionism in 1920's German Cinema Bardia fallows the road towards Horror movies as a genre, mostly shaped in Hollywood, film aesthetics and cinematic rules of the genre. 
 
In the meantime we're going to have a party, where we encourage all the participants to wear a costume even if it's the simplest one such as a mask or a hat. after the talk we continue socialising and having fun. Please support us with your presence. (Some simple idea for costume: 1,2)
 
Halloween (also spelled Hallowe'en) is an annual holiday celebrated on October 31. It has roots in the Celtic festival of Samhain and the Christian holy day of All Saints. It is largely a secular celebration but some have expressed strong feelings about perceived religious overtones.
The day is often associated with orange and black, and is strongly associated with symbols like the jack-o'-lantern. Halloween activities include trick-or-treating, wearing costumes and attending costume parties, ghost tours, bonfires, visiting haunted attractions, pranks, telling scary stories, and watching horror films. (from Wikipedia)

Comments:

Always pleasant to hear from you and your activities, Bardia!

Elahe Alavi at Fri 6 Nov 2009

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