October 11, 2012

TIFF to Host George Romero Retrospective (Oct 31-Nov 4)

Poster Art by Ghoulish Gary Pullin
The Toronto International Film Festival will be bringing horror and zombie movie legend George A. Romero to the stage at the TIFF Bell Lightbox for a five-day retrospective of Romero's classic horror films!

Films in Living Dread: The Cinema of George A. Romero kicks off on Halloween (October 31) and runs until November 4th. The program will include screenings of Creepshow, Martin, The Crazies, Monkey Shines, and his classic zombie trilogy: Night of the Living Dead, Dawn of the Dead, and Day of the Dead. As a special treat, Romero will also be hosting a screening of the pre-Psycho thriller Peeping Tom, about a murderous and voyeuristic photographer.
Experience the cinema of George A. Romero. Tickets go on sale October 17. For more info about Living Dread, visit TIFF’s website.

Screening Schedule

OCTOBER 31: Creepshow (9:30pm)
NOVEMBER 01: Martin (6:30pm)
The Crazies (9:00pm)
NOVEMBER 02: Monkey Shines (9:00pm)
NOVEMBER 03: Night of the Living Dead (5:00pm) 
NOVEMBER 03: Dawn of the Dead (7:30pm)
NOVEMBER 03: Day of the Dead (10:15pm)
NOVEMBER 04: George A. Romero presents Peeping Tom (7:30pm)