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AV Geeks sponsors a free Season Pass for Giveaway!

After a successful pilot season, The Miskatonic Institute of Horror Studies – London returns to the Horse Hospital for another semester of intensive film classes on a wide range of arcane topics by some of the horror world’s most renowned critical luminaries – and you can win a season pass courtesy of AV Geeks, one of the world’s foremost archives of 16mm educational film.

The BFI’s William Fowler launches the season in September with his lecture “Freaks, Hippies and Witches” on British filmmaker and William S. Burroughs collaborator Antony Balch, in association with Scalarama 2015. He will be followed in October by Kier-La Janisse, Gavin Baddeley and David Flint, who will be collectively addressing the Satanic hysteria of the 1980s, based on their new book Satanic Panic: Pop-Cultural Paranoia in the 1980s. In November, visiting lecturer Jim Harper will present “Shadows and Fog”, a look at Krimi films, the German Edgar Wallace adaptations of the 1960s. And we’ll be closing the season with a live reading of sci-fi/horror master Nigel Kneale’s lost drama The Road, followed by discussion with Jonathan Rigby, Kim Newman, Stephen Volk and other authors who contributed to the forthcoming book about Nigel Kneale from Spectral Press, We Are the Martians. Full course descriptions and instructor bios are available by clicking on the Events Schedule in the right sidebar.

We are pleased to offer a complimentary Sept-Dec season pass courtesy of our friends at the AV Geeks film archive. To enter the draw for the pass, just email us at miskatonic.london@gmail.com with “AV GEEKS CONTEST” in the subject line no later than 10am on Friday, September 4th. The winner will be drawn and notified later that day.

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