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Proscenia Film Society presents a special interactive analysis of Stanley Kubrick's The Shining. The pre-film discussion will highlight narrative, stylistic, and theoretical readings of the horror masterpiece.  Join us and discover why The Shining is often referred to as one of the greatest horror films ever made. 

What's in Room 237?

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Who Should Come:

  • Anyone interested in exploring a more in-depth analysis of Kubrick's film

  • Anyone wishing to learn more about the art of film and film analysis

  • Anyone wanting to brush-up on The Shining prior to the event (Warning: there will be spoilers)

All the Best People

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Film discussion will be lead by Dustin Fisher, Instructor of Film Studies at the University of Cincinnati. Deep analysis will focus on several key areas for discussion:

  • Narrative construction

  • Readings from multiple theoretical lenses

  • Trivia and background on the making of the film

  • Group discussion

  • Much more

Are you scared of the Overlook?

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  • "What's in Room 237?" is an hour-length experience

  • Program begins at 3 p.m., Saturday, October 27 at the Mayflower Arts Center in Troy

  • Tickets are limited.

  • The cost of each ticket is $15 and will give you access to the full program and The Shining at 8 p.m.

  • Click on the button below to purchase


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