Horror academic Erin Harrington and Leon Radojkovic, creator and composer of Silo Theatre’s work Night of the Living Dead, on the reanimation of this seminal work at a pertinent time in our socio-political context.
For the last decade, Live Live Cinema has been breathing new life into forgotten classics of independent and cult film. Their dynamic, breakneck productions marry projected film with music, Foley effects and dialogue, all performed live by actors who are stretched to their limits. This year's production, which runs 2 – 12 Nov, sees Silo Theatre reanimate seminal horror film Night of the Living Dead, one of the most influential independent films in the history of cinema. The film’s shocking exploration of social and political dread makes for provocative and pertinent viewing in a time of crisis.
Erin Harrington, an arts critic and academic whose work focuses on horror, and Leon Radojkovic, the show’s creator and composer, sit down to discuss the film, its legacy, and its extraordinary adaptability.
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