Friday, May 24th we’re hosting our first Classic Film night at Myriad Centre with the theme “Film Noir.”

If your not familiar with the term, Film Noir is a label that French critics gave to a new style of American film making in the middle of the 20th century.

As the term suggests, these films tend to be dark – in theme, plot, characters – and in the ways these elements are enhanced through the use of novel lighting and camera techniques.

We hope you’ll join us for an intimate and fun throwback evening to the 1940s!

Meanwhile, here’s a short introduction to Film Noir:

 

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