Vampyr (1932) Film Screening + Live Score

October 14, 2021
09:15 pm to 10:45 pm
2199 California St, Denver, CO 80205
Mercury Cafe

“One of the greatest horror films of all time.” – The New York Times

Carl Theodor Dreyer’s silent film masterpiece Vampyr will be screened with a live score from performance + sound artist John Moletress (Insta: kraftwitch).

“With Vampyr, Danish filmmaker Carl Theodor Dreyer channeled his genius for creating mesmerizing atmosphere and austere, unsettling imagery into the horror genre. The result—a chilling film about a student of the occult who encounters supernatural haunts and local evildoers in a village outside of Paris—is nearly unclassifiable. A host of stunning camera and editing tricks and densely layered sounds create a mood of dreamlike terror. With its roiling fogs, ominous scythes, and foreboding echoes, Vampyr is one of cinema’s great nightmares.” (Criterion)

9:15 Doors; 9:30 Film
Tickets: $10 at door
Full Bar

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