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Night of the Living Dead 50th Anniversary ()

Release Date: October 24, 2018

Runtime: 1 hr. 50 mins.

Genre: Program

Fathom Events and Living Dead Media are bringing George A. Romero's Night of the Living Dead 50th Anniversary to select cinemas nationwide for a special two-day event, featuring an exclusive introduction from George C. Romero and Andrew Romero. A deceptively simple tale of a group of strangers trapped in a farmhouse who find themselves fending off a horde of recently dead, flesh-eating ghouls, Romero's claustrophobic vision of a late-1960s America literally tearing itself apart rewrote the rules of the horror genre, combined gruesome gore with acute social commentary, and quietly broke ground by casting a black actor (Duane Jones) in its lead role.

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Fathom Events and Living Dead Media are bringing George A. Romero's Night of the Living Dead 50th Anniversary to select cinemas nationwide for a special two-day event, featuring an exclusive introduction from George C. Romero and Andrew Romero. A deceptively simple tale of a group of strangers trapped in a farmhouse who find themselves fending off a horde of recently dead, flesh-eating ghouls, Romero's claustrophobic vision of a late-1960s America literally tearing itself apart rewrote the rules of the horror genre, combined gruesome gore with acute social commentary, and quietly broke ground by casting a black actor (Duane Jones) in its lead role.