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Museum closed temporarily until further notice


Thursday, October 18, 2018, 7:30 p.m., Dryden Theatre

(Banjong Pisanthanakun and Parkpoom Wongpoom, Thailand 2004, 97 min., 35mm, Thai w/subtitles)

Through a Lens Darkly. Driving home from a night of celebratory drinking with friends, Jane accidentally hits a girl in the road with her car. Tun, her boyfriend, is rattled and convinces Jane to drive away, leaving the girl in the road. Tun, a photographer, starts to see white images in his newly developed photos, some that point to a specific place and some that seem to show a face. Jane believes that they might be haunted by the girl they hit on the road, but Tun doesn’t buy that theory. When his friends start to systematically commit suicide, however, Tun discovers he can’t escape his past. Shutter was influenced by contemporary Japanese horror and is the highest-grossing Thai horror film of all time.