Hastings Literary Festival
Werewolf Night: Ginger Snaps
Thriller screening plus an invitation to consider the literary werewolf as ecoGothic monster.
Director: John Fawcett
Cast includes: Emily Perkins, Katharine Isabelle, Kris Lemche, Mimi Rogers
Includes Q&A with Dr Kaja Franck
108 Mins / 2000 / Canada/USA
A screening of the fantastical werewolf thriller is introduced by a discussion with Kaja Franck, whose PhD thesis investigated the literary werewolf as ecoGothic monster, the relationship between wilderness, wolves, werewolves, and use of language to demarcate animal alterity. She is part of the ‘Open Graves, Open Minds’ research project.
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