Activity: Talk or presentation types › Public lecture/debate/seminar
Public lecture at Edinburgh International Film Festival The horror film is often dismissed as ‘just entertainment’. The genre is too trashy, too gory; it is not to be taken seriously, and it is certainly not Art. In this illustrated talk, horror specialist Dr Lucy Fife Donaldson will contextualise the American Nightmare season, tracing its continuing significance to contemporary horror. We will explore the power of horror to reveal the problems of society, the costs of trying to be normal, and the real reasons we should be scared.
24 Jun 2018
Edinburgh International Film Festival, United Kingdom