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When:
17 May, 2016

Location:
RC Mills Lecture Room 209

Organised by:
Film Society


Dir. Víctor Erice, Spain, 1973

Often considered the greatest Spanish film of the 1970s, El espíritu de la colmena takes place in a small Castilian village in 1940, not long after the Spanish Civil War. A traveling movie theatre screens the 1931 film "Frankenstein" for the village, and seven-year old Ana (Ana Torrent) is haunted by the scene in which a young girl is drowned. Anchored by the unforgettably solemn yet curious gaze of its young star, the film is enigmatic, bewitching, visually arresting, and rich in symbolism.

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Find us on Tuesday in RC Mills Lecture Room 209. We'll have pizza from 5pm and the screening will start at about 5:15pm. We'll be heading to the Forest Lodge Hotel afterwards for post-film drinks and discussion.

This event is free for members, $5 for Access cardholders. Annual membership is $5 for Access cardholders.