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Viewing list/Bibliography from Howard David Ingham’s SECRET POWERS OF ATTRACTION class Jan 18th

Select Bibliography: Daily Express Archive Daily Mirror Archive Adam Scovell, Folk Horror: Hours Dreadful and Things Strange (2018) Peter Haining, Witchcraft and Black Magic (1971) Brian Ward, McDonald Guidelines: ESP (1977) Francis X King, Magic: The Western Tradition (1975) Erich von Däniken, Chariots of the Gods? (1969) Doris Stokes, Voices in My Ear (1980) Paciorek […]

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Preserving Genre Cinema at Vinegar Syndrome (NYC)

Tue. May. 8, 2018

This class will discuss the basic issues and challenges associated with film preservation, with a specific focus on issues most common to genre films. Topics shall include film decay and restorative processes, format specific preservation techniques, the role of home video (and specifically Vinegar Syndrome) in the preservation of genre films, viewer expectations in the digital age, as well as a general overview of the methodologies by which Vinegar Syndrome selects films for restoration and release.

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The Dreyer Connection in Alan Clarke’s Penda’s Fen (1974)

Tue. May. 8, 2018

By Martyn Conterio (Note: This content was created exclusively for the Miskatonic newsletter. Each newsletter will contain original writing adjacent to our classes and so we are sharing this here to let you know what kinds of treats are in store if you sign up! Sign up to the monthly newsletter HERE >>) It might […]

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THE MISKATONIC INSTITUTE OF HORROR STUDIES UNVEILS SPRING 2018 LINEUP FOR LONDON AND NEW YORK BRANCHES, THE DIABOLIQUE SCHOLARSHIP AND NEW LONDON CO-DIRECTOR

Tue. May. 8, 2018

Following the successful conclusion of our 2017 winter semester with seasonal classes on Christmas Horror on Film and Television at both our London and New York branches, the Miskatonic Institute of Horror Studies is pleased to announce our spring curriculum and instructors, as well as exciting new developments. Coming up in 2018 we’ll guide our […]

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Farewell to co-director Virginie Sélavy

Tue. May. 8, 2018

Miskatonic London simply would not exist without Virginie Sélavy. It would never have gone from an “I wish” idea to a reality and thrived for the last three years without her dedication, enthusiasm and curatorial guidance, not to mention her own brilliant lecturing (which you can see more of in her four-week course on Surrealism […]