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Dawn of the Dead (1978) 45th Anniversary

Dates with showtimes for Dawn of the Dead (1978) 45th Anniversary
  • Sun, Apr 14
  1. 7:30 pm

Director: George A. Romero Run Time: 127 min. Rating: Unrated Release Year: 1978

Starring: David Crawford, David Emge, Gaylen Ross, Ken Foree, Scott H. Reiniger

Country: United States, Italy
Language: English, Spanish

About the film:

Celebrate the 45th Anniversary of the ultimate zombie classic, George A. Romero’s Dawn of the Dead (1978) as it was meant to be seen – on the big screen!

“a comic apocalypse… I think it’s going to be the biggest cult blockbuster of all time.”

—Tom Allen, Village Voice

As modern society is consumed by zombie carnage, four desperate survivors barricade themselves inside a shopping mall to battle the flesh-eating hordes of the undead. This is the ferocious horror classic, featuring landmark gore effects by Tom Savini, that remains one of the most important (and most controversial) horror films in history.

About the filmmaker:

A pioneer of zombie horror, George A. Romero helmed the “Living Dead” films, including his groundbreaking debut feature Night of the Living Dead (1968), Dawn of the Dead (1978), and Survival of the Dead (2009), which screened at Toronto and competed for the top prize at Berlin. His other projects include The Crazies (1973), Knightriders (1981), Creepshow (1982), Monkey Shines (1988), Two Evil Eyes (1990) with Dario Argento, and his long lost unreleased 1973 film The Amusement Park, which screened at the Film Center in 2019. Celebrating his legacy, Romero’s wife founded the George A. Romero Foundation in 2018 to continue championing independent horror filmmaking and preserving and documenting the genre’s history.

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