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.