Diary of the Dead

October 13th


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Sun, Oct 13

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Director: George A. Romero
Cast: Michelle Morgan, Josh Close, Shawn Roberts, Amy Lalonde, Joe Dinicol, Tatiana Maslany
2007 / 95 min. / DCP

Introduced by Suzanne Desrocher-Romero

Individual tickets for each film are $10 – no screenie cards or discounts will be applied, except for University of Pittsburgh students ($8). Passes for the entire series are available for $100, a savings of over $75!  All pass purchasers will receive additional giveaways and be entered into a drawing to win prizes!

At the forefront of the late-2000s wave of “found footage” horror movies, Diary of the Dead fins Romero revisiting the very beginnings of the zombie apocalypse through the cameras and social media screens of the 21st century. A group of University of Pittsburgh film students are shooting a horror movie in the woods when news of violent riots and mass murder starts spreading. As they rush back to what remains of civilization, they realize that the unthinkable has happened: the dead are coming back to life, and they’re hungry for the flesh of the living. An incisive, scary, and often hilarious reflection on the horror genre and our iPhone-era compulsion to live our own lives through a viewfinder.

“A raw, vivid dispatch from the frontline, [Diary] melds content with frights in classic Romero style. An outstanding exercise in showing the kids how to do it.”

–author Kim Newman