Elements of Cinema: Gaslight
Director: George Cukor Run Time: 114 min. Release Year: 1944
Starring: Angela Lansbury, Charles Boyer, Ingrid Bergman, Joseph Cotten, May Whitty
Elements of Cinema
Special Free Screening and Discussion
Admission to this screening is free and first-come, first-served beginning at 5:30pm on the day of the show. No tickets are available in advance for this screening.
A newlywed (Bergman) fears she’s going mad when strange things start happening at the family mansion.
The Brattle welcomes Keridwen Luis, Lecturer in Anthropology and Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies at Brandeis, to talk about the film’s continued relevance in contemporary culture.
Keridwen N. Luis is currently a lecturer at Brandeis University, where she took her Ph.D. in Anthropology in 2010. Her most recent book, Herland: Exploring The Women’s Land Movement in the United States, was publisehd by the University of Minnesota Press in 2018. Her current research, “Fan Bodies and Fan Performance: Community, Identity, and Intersecting Selves,” is a fieldwork and interview project examining gender, sexuality, race, and disability in science fiction and media fandom, and a book on this research is under contract with Palgrave-MacMillan.