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Nosferatu: A Symphony of Horror

Join us for a screening of the 1922 silent horror film directed by F. W. Murnau. Max Schreck stars as Count Orlok, a vampire who terrorizes a small German town.

Laurie Johnson (Professor, Germanic Languages & Literatures, and Director, Campus Honors Program) will provide a brief introduction about Werner Herzog's Nosferatu the Vampyre, the 1979 remake of Murnau's earlier film.

A reception will follow.

Hosted by:

  • Center for Advanced Study
  • Department of Germanic Languages & Literatures
  • European Union Center
  • Spurlock Museum

This event is free and open to the public.

Dark gray poster reading "Nosferatu: A Symphony of Horror," with a silhouette of a vampire against a white background.


For further information on this event, contact the Museum Information Desk at or (217) 333-2360

All participants are welcome. To request disability-related accommodations for this event, please contact Brian Cudiamat at or (217) 244-5586.