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Visions of the Monstrous-Feminine: A Horror Film Series

Presented by Columbia Museum of Art at Columbia Museum of Art, Columbia SC

Oct 06 2022
Visions of the Monstrous-Feminine: A Horror Film Series

During Free First Thursday at the CMA, take in a screening of short film Suicide by Sunlight (2018) in the CMA Theater.

Since the Gothic horror era, vampires like Dracula and Carmilla have represented fears of racial and sexual otherness — antisemitic sentiments and anxieties about female power and queer sexualities. Vampires have also embodied white supremacy in the form of pale, aristocratic Europeans who seduce and feed upon exploited mortals — think Miriam Blaylock from The Hunger. In the 1970s, Black directors brought the first Black vampires to the screen in Blacula and Ganja and Hess. In Suicide

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ADMISSION INFO

Free

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INDIVIDUAL DATES & TIMES*

  • Oct 6, 2022 at 06:30 pm - 07:00 pm (Thu)
* Event durations (if noted) are approximate. Please check with the presenting organization or venue to confirm start times and duration.

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1515 Main Street, Columbia, SC 29201

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