Bloody Gorgeous: The Art of Horror

Scary movies may not leap to mind when you think of great beauty, but since the early days of cinema filmmakers have used striking cinematography to illuminate the depth and complexity of humankind’s most primal fears. Don’t miss this ongoing series of horror films so exquisite you won’t want to cover your eyes.

Upcoming Events


October 6, 2023
7:00 pm–9:00 pm

Directed by Guillermo del Toro (Mexico and Spain, 2006, 118 mins.). Spanish with English subtitles.


October 27, 2023
7:00 pm–8:45 pm

Directed by Alejandro Amenábar (Spain, United States, France, and Italy, 2001, 104 mins.).


November 19, 2023
2:30 pm–4:00 pm

Directed by Georges Franju (France and Italy, 1960, 90 min.). French with English subtitles.


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Funders of the Ruth and Carl J. Shapiro Film Program at the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston