Horror Genre Case Study: THE ORPHANAGE

PLEASE NOTE: This event will also take place at FACT in Liverpool on Mon 27 October. Please contact FACT to book.

Recommended for A2 Film, A2 Media and equivalent.

Capacity: 158 places

The event will introduce students to contemporary genre theory through a discussion of the repertoires of horror, the thriller and the family melodrama. A full screening of THE ORPHANAGE will be the focus for addressing the concerns of A2 modules in Media Studies and Film Studies (all specifications).

Led by Roy Stafford, Freelance Film Lecturer.


The biggest-earning Spanish film in Spain in 2007, THE ORPHANAGE is a story of grief, remorse and maternal longing, cloaked in the ghostly garb of a classic chiller.