The Killing of a Sacred Deer and Panel Discussion

The Killing of a Sacred Deer and Panel Discussion
 
  7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
 £10

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A modern re-telling of Euripides’ Iphigenia at Aulis, this thriller brims with unsettling humour and creeping dread.

From Oscar-nominated director Yorgos Lanthimos (The Favourite, The Lobster) comes a tale steeped in Greek tragedy, existential horror, Hitchcockian psychodrama and riveting suspense. 'The Killing of a Sacred Deer' subverts expectations at every turn.

The screening is accompanied by a discussion between a panel of renowned classicists who will discuss the importance of mythology to Ancient Greek culture, and its influence on storytelling to the present day.

Speakers include:

Professor Paul Cartledge—A.G. Leventis Senior Research Fellow, Clare College, Emeritus A.G. Leventis Professor of Greek Culture, and author of numerous books including 'The Spartans: An Epic History' and 'Alexander the Great: The Hunt for a New Past'.

Despina Ignatiadou—Head Curator, Sculpture Collection, National Archaeological Museum, Athens (joining via video link)

Further speakers to be confirmed closer to the date.


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  7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
 £10

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2022-03-30 19:30 2022-03-30 19:30 Europe/London The Killing of a Sacred Deer and Panel Discussion The screening is accompanied by a discussion between a panel of renowned classicists who will discuss the importance of mythology to Ancient Greek culture. https://www.ianvisits.co.uk/calendar/2022/03/30/the-killing-of-a-sacred-deer-and-panel-discussion-276740 Science Museum,Exhibition Road, London,London,

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