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April 1, 2018

American Nightmare: Horror in Mainstream American Cinema 1980-1985
Nightmare on Elm StreetFrom The Strain and American Horror Story to The Walking Dead and The Vampire Diaries, contemporary American television is saturated with horror derived from the genre cinema of the past. This strand presents a selection of highly influential titles from the early 1980s, a golden era for U.S. horror. Works featured will include The Fog (John Carpenter, 1980), The Howling (Joe Dante, 1981), Poltergeist (Tobe Hooper, 1982) and Nightmare on Elm Street (Wes Craven, 1984). Day of the Dead (1985) will also screen in tribute to the late, great George A Romero. Read More here

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