Friday, October 13, 2017
SECU Auditorium, East Building
The popular Durham-based Mallarmé Chamber Players accompany a special screening the classic The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari.
Included in season ticket. No docent-led tour available for this performance.
The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari
(1920) Directed by Robert Wiene. Werner Krauss, Conrad Veidt, Lil Dagover.
Dr. Caligari exhibits a ghostly sleepwalker in a carnival, just as a series of terrifying murders erupts. The stark expressionism of the twisted alleys and jagged buildings haunts this pioneering horror film, both a world cinema landmark and a menacing foreshadowing of World War II. Introduced by Laura Boyes.
“The most famous and influential work of the German expressionist cinema” (Chicago Reader).