"MASKS, HORROR IN FILMS PRESENTED AT NMU"

 Â Ã‚ Ã‚ Ã‚ Ã‚ Ã‚ Ã‚ Ã‚ Ã‚ Ã‚  MARQUETTE – Leonard Heldreth, associate provost for academic affairs at Northern Michigan University, will present “Halloween Speculations on the Mask and Horror in Film” from 3:10-4:15 p.m. Friday, Oct. 29, in Gries Hall room 167 at NMU.

 Â Ã‚ Ã‚ Ã‚ Ã‚ Ã‚ Ã‚ Ã‚ Ã‚ Ã‚  The colloquium will focus on how the mask has been used to heighten horror and create psychological subtexts in various films. From the earliest horror films, such as Lon ChaneyÂ’s Phantom of the Opera, the mask has been an important part of the horror tradition in film. Masks have been used in Jim CarreyÂ’s The Mask, the Japanese Onibaba and the Halloween film series.

 Â Ã‚ Ã‚ Ã‚ Ã‚ Ã‚ Ã‚ Ã‚ Ã‚ Ã‚  The public is invited to attend this free event. The event is part of the 2004-2005 Psychology Colloquia Series, sponsored by the NMU department of psychology.



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Jessica Holman
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