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July 1st - August 31st, 2023

Cinema is a screen onto which we can project our fears, torments and the monstrosities of the world. The screen protects us from what we see, but cinema has also permanently anchored our nightmares around a few powerful images (empty houses, hostile attics and basements, demonic masks, bloodcurdling grimaces, disturbing postures). Throughout the summer, the Cinémathèque québécoise will be presenting a series of films encompassing more than one hundred and twenty years of horror, reminding us that what scares us most is to make the deepest of our fears tangible and credible.

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Wicker-maniaques, réjouissez-vous : voici l'occasion unique de plonger dans l’univers de The Wicker Man (1973)! Photographies, correspondances, croquis et autres documents rares offrent un aperçu inédit sur le tournage – parfois tumultueux – de ce film fondateur du folk horror.