'I Think I'm Possessed': Our Fascination with Satanic Horror


Saturday March 26, 2016 - 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm

Does the Devil make us do it? Satan, demons, and demonic possession continue to be a part of contemporary pop culture, including film and television. Why do these topics provide us with fear and fascination? This discussion will look at the past that set the groundwork for where we are now, including films like "The Exorcist", "The Omen" films, "The Sentinel," Rosemary's Baby, moving to "The Possession of Emily Rose" as well as past television treatments like "Satan's Triangle" (1975). Come hear a discussion of satanic fear the past related to our contemporary fascination with Satan and possession.