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Screens for Teens: Train to Busan

A little girl stands amid a chaotic scene behind her.
© Well Go USA

Film

In-Person
Harvard Art Museums, Menschel Hall, 32 Quincy Street
Cambridge MA

This series of contemporary and classic films is specially curated for teenagers in and around Cambridge. The selection, including both short and feature-length films, is meant to provide teens with an opportunity to watch work focused explicitly on their experiences. Covering a range of topics, emotions, and nuances, these free films—depending on length and scope—will be followed by conversation with faculty from the Cambridge Rindge and Latin School.

About today’s film:
Train to Busan, 2016 (Well Go USA; Korean with English subtitles; 118 min.)

When a mysterious virus breaks out across South Korea, the infected transform into the murderous undead in this wildly successful 2016 thriller Train to Busan, an official New York Times Critic’s Pick that Slant Magazine credits with scare tactics “among the most distinctive the zombie canon has ever seen.” As terrified travelers fight for their lives on a bullet train from hell, the result is a gory high-speed collision between the rich and the poor, the living and the undead, and the best and worst of human nature. When some among them prove willing to sell their soul for a shot at survival, trust may prove to be a luxury even the richest passengers cannot afford.

Please note that the film is not rated, and features violence and horror.

Free admission, but seating is limited and reservations are required. Reservations may be arranged by clicking on the event on this form beginning on Thursday, October 20, after 10am.

The screening will take place in Menschel Hall, Lower Level. Doors will open at 1:30pm.

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The Harvard Art Museums are committed to accessibility for all visitors. For anyone requiring accessibility accommodations for our programs, please contact us at am_register@harvard.edu at least 48 hours in advance.