lovers of horror movies again have incentives after Halloween with the return of Red Framethe days of terrifying cinema who celebrate their second edition at the culture center The Cigarettes of Alicante this weekend, the days November 11 and 12with the support of the Department of Culture.
Organized by two fans of the genre, the author and illustrator Adrian Bago (Sycophant, Bibelots) and the psychologist Raphael FifthRed Frame has a simple structure: showing movies that make the viewer uneasy, creepy, or jump out of their seatsY discuss them later with the public through invited expertswho are the ones who choose the titles to be displayed: murky, suspenseful, esoteric, or paranormal-related moviesin this case. access is free to complete the capacity, about 150 people, and although the films “are not for all audiences, there are many people who come as if it were a normal movie session,” says Quinto, who recalls that the first edition had very good reception despite the restrictions due to the pandemic.
The sessions begin on Friday at 6:00 p.m. at the Caja Negra de Las Cigarreras and the first screening is Sinister (Scott Derrickson, 2012) where a journalist (Ethan Hawke) travels with his family across the country to investigate terrible murders that he then turns into books.
The members of the podcast We are dead… or what?, Pablo Pelluch and David Munozwill be in charge of initiating the colloquium with the public titled Looking at those who look. This podcast, which has nearly 300 shows and over 400 movies analyzed, was born with the desire to claim and analyze not so well-known tapes of a universe that they define as “turbid” so as not to set limits within the horror movie
Saturday the organizers will cast the rest with three films, the first of them in the morning at 11:00 a.m.: The Innocents (Jack Clayton, 1961)second in Filmaffinity’s supernatural horror movie ranking, where a Puritan governess (Deborah Kerr) is hired to take over the education of two orphaned children and suspects that former servantslong dead, still exert a pernicious influence on them.
The film will give way to talk about true crime and its representation in the cinema, Of parricide, delusional love, psychotic murderers and Godella’s crimein charge of Alicante Elena Merinodirector of the crime and events podcast Elena in the land of horrors with more than 8 years on the air.
The next film, at 4 p.m., will be Messiah of Evil (Willard Huyck and Gloria Katz, 1973)whose protagonist is ua woman who travels to town seaside where his sick father lives, somewhat uninhabited, strange and dangerouseither. The talk Hidden on the screen: esotericism and magic in the cinemawill be directed by Jesus Palacioscritic dedicated to genre films and their most peculiar mutations, focused on the fantastic and macabre, author of fanzines such as Excalibur either The Scream and books like Goremania, Satan in Hollywood or the video guide Zombie Planet.
Lastly, the filmmaker Sebastian D’Arbo presents at 7:00 p.m. the second film of his trilogy on supernatural phenomena -in all three appears Narciso Ibáñez Menta-, The Being (1980)in which a woman loses her husband in an accident and the apparitions and strange phenomena begin in his house.
The chat-colloquium About the paranormal II will be presented by the director himself and the sociologist from Alicante Paul Vergel, regular contributor to the program Fourth millenium and a great scholar of the UFO phenomenon.
Fotograma Rojo closes with a concert at 11 p.m. electronic music producer Nightcrawler, of the Synthwave scene and whose sound universe is made up of dark atmospheres combined with electronic rhythms. Visionary It is his last album.