Birth of the Living Dead with showing of Night of the Living Dead after @8:45

In 1968 a young college drop-out named George A. Romero directed Night of the Living Dead, a low budget horror film that shocked the world, became an icon of the counterculture, and spawned a zombie industry worth billions of dollars that continues to this day.

Robert Kuhns’s “Birth of the Living Dead,” a new documentary, shows how Romero gathered an unlikely team of Pittsburghers — policemen, iron workers, teachers, ad-men, housewives and a roller-rink owner — to shoot, with a revolutionary guerrilla, run-and-gun style, his seminal film. During that process Romero and his team created an entirely new and horribly chilling monster — one that was undead and feasted upon human flesh.

This new documentary also immerses audiences into the singular time in which “Night” was shot. Archival footage of the horrors of Vietnam and racial violence at home combined with iconic music from the 60s invites viewers to experience how Romero’s tumultuous film reflected this period in American history. “Birth of the Living Dead” shows us how this young filmmaker created a world-renowned horror film that was also a profound insight into how our society really works.

In addition, after the 8:45 showing of the documentary, there is a showing of Night of The Living Dead at 10:10 and is included in the price of the ticket...YAY.

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  • Kristina

    At Mike's place for Croneneberg. See ya at Eaten Alive and black Chrismas!

    November 7, 2013

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  • steve
    Choptop, Otis Driftwood, Organizer
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