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Free

October 7 @ 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm

Appalachia on the Screen- “The Night of the Hunter”

Join us on October 7th at 7 pm for a showing of The Night of the Hunter.’

The Night of the Hunter is a 1955 starring Robert Mitchum and Shelley Winters. Based on a novel by Davis Grubb with the same name The Night of the Hunter is psychological crime movie. Set in West Virginia the movie follows serial killer, Harry Powers, as he searches for a hidden and stolen $10,000.

Following the movie, there will be a discussion facilitated by Ann Pancake. Ann is a West Virginian writer, who tells the complicated stories about the state in novels like Strange as this Weather Has Been. Her works have been cited as seminal to current Appalachian literature. She currently teaches at West Virginia University and is the university’s writer-in-residence.

Watch the trailer at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Y8dX6ZKJe2o

If you have any questions please email Claire, one of our AmeriCorps members, at claire@arthurdaleheritage.org.

 

Details

Date:
October 7
Time:
7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Cost:
Free
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