Alanna Thain

Alanna Thain

Alanna Thain teaches cultural studies and world cinemas, and also directs the Moving Image Research Laboratory ( at McGill University, where at least part of HAPPY BIRTHDAY TO ME (1981) was filmed (most of the film was filmed at Concordia University). She would like to confirm that she is still recovering from watching that film while unsupervised at a very young age, and is still waiting to be able to watch it again. Her horror specialty is the work of David Lynch. She also runs a bike powered mobile cinema project, Cinema out of the Box, and collaborated with the Volatile Den for a cemetery screening last summer (

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    Theorizing Horror, Part 2: Horror and Sensation Theorizing Horror, Part 2: Horror and Sensation
    Tue. Feb. 17, 2015 - Tue. Mar. 24, 2015 - 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
    Women Horror Directors Women Horror Directors
    Tue. Sep. 27, 2016 - Tue. Nov. 1, 2016 - 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm

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