The Bozeman Film Society presents a screening of the 1920 silent horror film, “The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari,” at The Ellen Theatre in Bozeman on Saturday, Oct. 29, at 7 p.m. The screening will coincide with the live performance of an original score by Bozeman’s Montana Jazz Collective.
Widely considered the quintessential work of German expressionist cinema, and arguably the first true horror film, “The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari” tells the story of an insane hypnotist (Werner Krauss) who travels the carnival circuit using a sleepwalker named Cesare (Conrad Veidt) to commit murders.
With its dark and warped visual style, “The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari” remains terrifying nearly a century after its release.
Montana Jazz Collective musicians Adam Greenberg, Chris Cundy and Alex Robilotta add a twisted musical dimension to the film with their live performance of an original score inspired by the film.
To reserve tickets for this special Halloween event, visit theellentheatre.com or call (406) 585-5885. For more information about “The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari” and upcoming BFS film presentations, visit bozemanfilmsociety.org.