HÄXAN & live score & narration by Reece Shearsmith @ Birmingham Town Hall, Birmingham [17 April]

HÄXAN & live score & narration by Reece Shearsmith


441
17
April
19:30 - 22:00

 Facebook event page
Birmingham Town Hall
B1 1 Birmingham, United Kingdom
HÄXAN
(dir: Benjamin Christensen, Sweden 1922, 87 mins)

Brace yourself for a voyage into the underworld, as Reece Shearsmith (The League of Gentlemen, Inside No.9) and multi-instrumentalist Stephen Horne (a regular star turn at previous Flatpacks) team up to create a live score for a supernatural oddity from cinema’s early years.

Once banned in the USA and unseen for decades, Häxan (dir: Benjamin Christensen, 1922) blends horror, documentary, animation and woodcuts to paint a lurid picture of witchcraft through the ages. Featuring the director himself as a disturbingly Grinch-like Devil, the film immerses us into a world of torture and superstition while suggesting that witch persecution was a medieval response to mental illness.

Conjuring up a storm on piano, theremin, percussion and much more, one-man band Stephen Horne is here joined for one night only by actor, writer and horror devotee Reece Shearsmith to perform Christensen’s original narration.

Door open at 19:30
Tickets: £15 / £13

This diabolical evening is just one of many treats in store from the 12th edition of the Flatpack Film Festival (13-22 April).
Discussion
image
Only registered users may comment.
Pass a quick registration or authorization.

Upcoming events @ Birmingham Town Hall:

Mozart: La finta semplice
Birmingham Town Hall
Royal Air Force in Concert
Birmingham Town Hall
Caitlin Moran LIVE Tour - Birmingham
Birmingham Town Hall
John Prine Plus John Moreland
Birmingham Town Hall
Soul II Soul at Town Hall | Birmingham
Birmingham Town Hall
Fisherman's Friends - Birmingham Town Hall
Birmingham Town Hall

The most anticipated events in Birmingham :

Disney Outdoor Cinema
Old Halesonians
SummerFest 2018
Himley Hall and Park
PAW Patrol Visit
Severn Valley Railway Official Site
Pizza & Prosecco Festival Wolverhampton
Starworks Warehouse
Damian "JR. Gong" Marley - Stony Hill Tour - Birmingham
O2 Academy Birmingham
1940s Weekend & Evening Event
The Black Country Living Museum
PIoneers of Hip hop with DMC of Run DMC
O2 Institute Birmingham
Kings Heath Dining Club at Highbury Hall
Highbury Hall
UoB Doggy Fun Day
Birmingham Business School, University of Birmingham
The most popular events in your news feed!