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The Torrington Theatre, Film Company Presents Night of the Living Dead


TORRINGTON — The Warner Theater and the Boondocks Film Society will present a screening of George Romero’s Night of the Living Dead on October 29 in the Main Street Main Theater. The film will be accompanied by an original score, performed in theater by Morricone Youth, a New York-based film music company.

A cocktail party starts at 6 p.m. with libations by the cinemixologist and a zombie costume contest

“Entrants can come dressed as the living dead for a chance to win prizes donated by local businesses. Everyone will also receive a free commemorative poster designed by local artist, Ethan S. Brewerton,” according to the film company. .

Morricone Youth will join the audience in the theater at 7 p.m. to see the film.

“Consistently ranked among the greatest films of all time and a landmark in the horror genre, Night of the Living Dead deftly shifts from dark humor to suspense to horror – tackling the dynamics of races and genders and offering unexpected twists along the way.” according to Theater Warner.

According to a press release, Boondocks Film Society is a series of semi-immersive pop-up cinematic events that combine rep-house films with unique locations in the Litchfield Hills, Berkshires and Hudson Valley. Working with local artists and creative businesses, Boondocks hosts events around some of our favorite movies, with themed live music, movie-inspired craft cocktails, movie-themed menus created by chefs, artist-designed commemorative posters and more. Through thoughtful programming and creative partnerships, Boondocks set out to expand the boundaries of what is shown in our region and spotlight some of the region’s best creative talent including filmmakers, musicians, poster artists , chefs, mixologists, sculptors, puppeteers and more.

For tickets and information about attending Night of the Living Dead at the Warner Theater, visit warnertheatre.org or call the box office at 860-489-7180.