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Halloween

Chills, thrills, and disturbing situations are the fertile fields of the Halloween season as the Dryden Theatre presents four programs to keep you up at night. Also part of our Silent Tuesdays series, Nosferatu (F. W. Murnau, 1922) sinks its teeth into the season with the first cinematic adaptation of Bram Stoker’s Dracula, haunting you with live piano accompaniment by Philip C. Carli. Then, previewing Rochester’s Polish Film Festival, director Andrzej Wajda brings us Wesele, in which a turn-of-the-century wedding is complicated by spectral visitations of Poland’s past. If that weren’t enough, we’ll present two programs of short films by an established master of the genre with . . . 

Events in this Series

Thursday, October 17, 2019, 7:30 p.m.
Tuesday, October 29, 2019, 7:30 p.m.

Nosferatu

Dryden Theatre

Silent Tuesdays | Halloween. F. W. Murnau, an undisputed master of German expressionist cinema, mounts the screen’s first feature-length adaptation of Bram Stoker’s Dracula.

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Wednesday, October 30, 2019, 7:30 p.m.

The Wedding

Dryden Theatre

Polish Film Festival | Halloween. Poland’s most prominent filmmaker, Andrzej Wajda adapts a turn-of-the-century play that deals with Poland’s troublesome past and the perils of its drive toward self-determination.

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Thursday, October 31, 2019, 7:30 p.m.