Night of the Living Dead

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Director: George A. Romero Run Time: 96 min. Format: Digital Rating: NR

Starring:  Judith O'Dea,  Judith Ridley,  Karl Hardman,  Keith Wayne,  Marilyn Eastman, Duane Jones

Nitehawk’s LIVE SOUND CINEMA presents our annual Halloween screening of NIGHT OF THE LIVING DEAD featuring a live score by MORRICONE YOUTH.

What can be said about George A. Romero’s Night of the Living Dead? Not only did it give birth to the modern notion of what a “zombie” is and provided a socio-political context in which we can view the zombie (and horror film as a genre) but it is also one of the most important films of the 20th century. A true case of underground filmmaking capturing the current climate, Night of the Living Dead shows what happens when seven strangers wind up in a barnhouse during the beginning of the zombie apocalypse. And while the dead are rising, it’s the alive ones they really have to worry about. 

Morricone Youth is a New York City band formed in 1999 dedicated to performing and recording old film and television soundtrack and library production music.