Wednesday 25th October 2017 - 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm, Palmer Building
Tod Browning’s controversial classic features real actors from carnival shows and asks vital questions about cultural perceptions of ‘normality’ and ‘monstrosity’. The film will be introduced by Evan Hayles Gledhill, researcher of monstrosities and masculinities at the University of Reading.
USA 1932 – directed by Tod Browning – with Wallace Ford, Leila Hyams, Olga Baclanova – 64mins
One of the most powerful films ever made about the need for humanity and solidarity in the face of cruelty and oppression – TIME OUT
A masterpiece – TIME MAGAZINE