Join us for a spooky screening of two ghostly films, starting off with the classic Tim Burton film Beetlejuice and then Ringu (リング ), the original “the Ring” movie that started the horror franchise. Ringu will be screened in Japanese with English subtitles. Enjoy one film for $10 or both for $15. Members to the AGA are Free. We will be screening both films in our Ledcor Theatre.
This event is open to all; however, please note that Beetlejuice is rated PG and Ringu is rated 14A. The film is suitable for persons 14 years of age or older. Persons under 14 must be accompanied by an adult.
6pm | Beetlejuice (Rated PG)
Beetlejuice is a 1988 American fantasy horror comedy directed by Tim Burton, starring Geena Davis, Catherine O'Hara, Winona Ryder, and Michael Keaton as the titular character. The plot revolves around a recently deceased couple who, as ghosts haunting their former home, contact Beetlejuice an obnoxious and devious "bio-exorcist" from the Netherworld, to scare away the house's new inhabitants. (92 Minutes)
8pm | Ringu (Rated 14A)
Ringu is a 1998 Japanese supernatural horror film directed by Hideo Nakata, based on the 1991 novel by Koji Suzuki. The film stars Nanako Matsushima, Miki Nakatani and Hiroyuki Sanada, and follows a reporter who is racing to investigate the mystery behind a cursed video tape; whomever watches the tape dies seven days after doing so. (95 Minutes)
About Conjured Images: This screening is part of the AGA’s programming for the new exhibition Conjured Images: Spirit Photography from the turn of the 20th Century, which features early examples of photos that feature “extras” or ghostly apparitions who photographers and sitters claim were not physically present in the room when the photos were taken. This exhibition is organized by the Art Gallery of Alberta, curated by Lindsey Sharman and presented by Capital Powered Art, an exhibition series sponsored by Capital Power.
About Film Night: Film Night is part of AGA’s public programming that highlights themes from current exhibitions or social and cultural affairs. Join us on the second Thursday of each month for a screening of film that may be missed on the big screen. If you would like to be notified about upcoming films or to suggest a film for screening, please email Michael at Michael.Magnussen@youraga.ca. Alternatively, you can subscribe to our E-News or follow us @youraga on social media to get the latest news.