Zombi Film Series at the Observatory

This month, zombie lovers can check out a screening and discussion series on zombies and the politics of representation at The Observatory art space in Gowanus @ 543 Union St, Brooklyn.  Here is the full listing of dates/times: http://observatoryroom.org/2012/09/01/zombi-film-series/

Sunday, October 7, at 7 PM – White Zombie
Sunday, October 14, at 7 PM – I Walked with a Zombie
Sunday, October 21, at 7 PM – Night of the Living Dead
Sunday, October 28, at 3 PM – Les revenants (before the Atlas Obscura event)
Suggested donation: $5 (free for students taking the Brooklyn Institute class)
Presented by the Hollow Earth Society  http://hollowearthsociety.com/

Zombi is a film series presented by Anjuli Raza Kolb in collaboration with the Brooklyn Institute for Social Research fall course ‘Zombi’ and the Politics of Representation, which follows zombies from their birthplace in the Caribbean to the US and beyond. We’ll look at three classic American zombie flicks and a recent French twist on the zombie and assess whether any radical potential remains in the figure of our most populous, inscrutable, and ineradicable monster. Join us for just the films or sign up for the course for a rich reading list and outstanding discussion. A short talkback will follow each screening.

Anjuli Raza Kolb is a lecturer at New York University and a doctoral candidate at Columbia, where she is writing a dissertation about epidemiology, horror, and terror.

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