Celebrate the 200th anniversary of Mary Shelley’s classic novel, Frankenstein!
FrankenFest, October 3-7, Monroe County Public Library, Bloomington, Indiana.
Co-sponsored by the Writers Guild at Bloomington and made possible by a grant from Indiana Humanities with additional funding from IU Arts and Humanities Council
FrankenPanel: Wednesday, Oct. 3rd
MCPL Room 1B
Noted horror and sci-fi author James Dorr, The Lilly Library’s Franken-expert Rebecca Baumann, and Associate Professor of English at Indiana University Monique Morgan talk about this classic novel. Moderated by Joan Hawkins, Indiana University professor of horror and avant-garde cinema.
FrankenFilms: Thursday, Oct. 4th
Enjoy screenings of classic and transformative takes on Shelley’s masterpiece.
Adults and age 16 & up.
3–4:30 PM: Frankenstein (1931, Not Rated)
4:30–6:30 PM: Young Frankenstein (1974, Rated PG)
6:30–8:30 PM: Gothic (1986, Rated R)
FrankenFest: Saturday, Oct. 6th
Auditorium, first floor: Frankenstein Read-a-Thon
Meeting Room 1B, first floor: FrankenSlam & Speakers
Meeting Room 1C, first floor: Crafts and Activities
Enjoy a day at the library with Frankenstein crafts and activities, talks by local experts, a FrankenSlam poetry presentation by poet Adam Henze, and a full read-through of Frankenstein. This event is part of the Indiana State Library’s One State/One Story program.
FrankenTheatre: Sunday, Oct. 7th
Watch a live radio theater adaptation of Frankenstein, presenting the creature as an intelligent being who suffered the injustice of mankind. Written and directed by Russell McGee (Big Finish Productions).