Join folklore and film experts for a screening and discussion of the influence and impact of this 1973 cult horror classic.
Since the film’s release in 1973, The Wicker Man has grown into something of a cult classic. Join folklore and film experts Dr Lizanne Henderson and Dr Jonny Murray for a pre film screening discussion. Dr Lizanne Henderson, University of Glasgow, is an expert in Scottish history and folk belief, author of ’Witchcraft and Folk Belief in the Age of Enlightenment’ (Winner of the Katharine Briggs Book Award 2016). Dr Jonny Murray, Edinburgh College of Art. In 2005 he edited “Constructing the Wicker Man”, a collection of 11 essays based on papers presented at the first academic conference dedicated to the film.
Fri 28 Jul 2017
7.00PM – 10.00PM
City Halls – Recital Room
Adult £6, Concession £5
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