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Kathryn Bigelow, Near Dark, 1987 (still); photo: courtesy Photofest

Near Dark

Thursday, Aug 1, 2019

7 p.m.

Phyllis Wattis Theater, Floor 1

$10 Members

$12 General

Introduced by Xima Avalos, librarian at the San Francisco Public Library

Vampires meet an American love story in director Kathryn Bigelow’s Western-horror film, Near Dark, which she also co-wrote. Boy-next-door Caleb finds love and immortality in the beautiful vampire Mae (Jenny Wright), as they travel with her family of nomadic vampires.

Print source: Private Collection

Film Details

Director: Kathryn Bigelow

Year: 1987

Running time: 95 minutes

Country: United States

Format: 35mm

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