Experience silent cinema like never before as we welcome The Old Police House Collective to breathe new life into Benjamin Christensen’s classic silent horror film Häxan through a live electronic-based score, a score unique to this performance. Based partly on a 15th-century German guide for inquisitors, Häxan is a study of how superstition and the…

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Doors open at 18:30 God and Satan war over earth; to settle things, they wager on the soul of Faust, a learned and prayerful alchemist. During a plague, Faust despairs and burns his books after failing to stop death; Satan sends Mephisto to tempt Faust, tempting him to trade his eternal soul for youth. Directed…

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Directed by F. W. Murnau, Nosferatu is the first ever film adaptation of Dracula, albeit with the characters’ names changed so the filmmakers could avoid having to pay author Bram Stoker’s estate. Stoker’s heirs sued over the adaptation and a court ruling ordered that all copies of the film be destroyed. A few prints of…

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