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Canuxploitation Class – Echoes From the Sleep Room

Next weekend I’ll be taking Canuxploitation on the road to Montreal for something a little bit different–I’m going to be offering a class as part of the Miskatonic Institute of Horror Studies at Blue Sunshine.

My topic is “Echoes from the Sleep Room: Medical Terror in Canadian Horror Cinema” and I’ll be discussing Canada’s dark history of human experimentation and how this theme has manifested in our films over the last 50 years. I’m going to be showing clips from Canadian horror movies both well known and obscure, including a screening of Jean Claude-Lord’s MINDFIELD in its entirety.

Here’s a trailer for the event, which takes place November 19 + 20th:

If you’re in town, come check it out!

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  1. […] For our final lecture on November 22, I’m going to be delivering a modified version of a course I taught last year at the Miskatonic Institute in Montreal on how real-life medical atrocities in Canada have had a profound effect on the themes of Canadian […]