Daughters of Darkness (Kumel, 1970): Barbican, 7pm
Here is the Barbican introduction to the evening: To mark the publication of his latest book, Studies in Terror: Landmarks of Horror, we are delighted to welcome author Jonathan Rigby, who will be joined in conversation by Mark Gatiss (The League of Gentleman, Sherlock, Doctor Who) for a lively and informative chat about their mutual love of screen horror. Then at 8.45pm we have a special screening of one their particular favourites - Harry Kümel’s 1971 classic vampire movie Daughters of Darkness.
Chicago Reader review:
'Harry Kumel's stylish Belgian vampire film with a cult reputation is worth seeing for several reasons, not least of which is Delphine Seyrig's elegant lead performance as a lesbian vampire who operates a luxury hotel. The baroque mise en scene is also loads of fun; with Daniele Ouimet and Andrea Rau.'
Here is a flavour of the film.