Screening of the classic horror film, "The Shining," organised by the Film and Documentary Club on 21st July 2023

The Film and Documentary Club successfully organized a screening of the classic horror film, "The Shining," directed by Stanley Kubrick. The event took place on the 21st of July, 2023, at 1:30 pm in Room 306 of the SJCL New Block. The screening was followed by an engaging discussion among the attendees. Around 25 attended.

Event Details:
Film: "The Shining"
Duration: 2 hours and 24 minutes
Language: English
Director: Stanley Kubrick

"The Shining" is a psychological horror film based on Stephen King's novel of the same name. The story revolves around a family's stay at an isolated hotel during the winter season. Jack Torrance, played by Jack Nicholson, is hired as the hotel's winter caretaker. As the family settles into the eerie hotel, they are unaware of the sinister presence that haunts the premises.

The plot unfolds as the hotel's malevolent spirits begin to influence Jack, leading him down a path of violence and madness. Meanwhile, his young psychic son, Danny, played by Danny Lloyd, experiences terrifying visions of the hotel's disturbing past and ominous glimpses into the future. As the supernatural forces intensify, the family's struggle for survival becomes increasingly gripping and suspenseful.

Screening and Discussion:
The screening of "The Shining" provided an immersive and chilling experience for the audience. The captivating storytelling and Stanley Kubrick's masterful direction kept everyone on the edge of their seats throughout the film's duration. Attendees were engrossed in the film's atmosphere and the iconic performances delivered by the cast.

After the screening, the Film and Documentary Club organized a discussion to explore various aspects of the film. The attendees actively participated, sharing their thoughts on the film's themes, cinematography, character development, and the psychological impact of horror elements. The club moderators also facilitated conversations about the director's unique style and how "The Shining" has left a significant influence on the horror genre in the film industry.

The screening and discussion of "The Shining" proved to be a remarkable event for the Film and Documentary Club. The film's artistic brilliance and thought-provoking narrative provided ample material for analysis and reflection among the attendees. The event fostered a deeper appreciation for the horror genre and Stanley Kubrick's contributions to filmmaking.

The Film and Documentary Club extends its gratitude to all the students who attended the screening and contributed to the engaging discussion. We look forward to bringing more such enriching cinematic experiences in the future.

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