Roger Corman joins GFF star line-up

Special screening of remastered The Masque Of The Red Death added

by Jennie Kermode

The Masque Of The Red Death
The Masque Of The Red Death

Legendary director and producer Roger Corman is to speak at the Glasgow Film Festival, it was announced today. A special screening of the recently remastered The Masque Of The Red Death will be available to online attendees between 3 and 6 March and will be accompanied by a special Q&A with Corman.

The festival, which opens at 19:00 tonight with a screening of Lee Isaac Chung's Minari, is running entirely online this year due to the coronavirus. The Masque Of The Red Death, which is based on a short story by Edgar Allan Poe, is itself set during a pandemic and concerns a group of wealthy people partying while others de outside. An extended version is now being released on DVD and Blu-Ray.

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