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All campus events (including Division of Extension sponsored events outside of Dane County) are canceled through at least May 15, with limited exceptions to be granted by deans or vice chancellors. Even if an event is not yet labeled as canceled, it's likely to be canceled, postponed or modified to online only, from now until May 15. Please check with organizers before attending.

The Lighthouse (2019)

Event Details

Friday, January 24, 2020
8:15 p.m.
The Marquee Cinema, Union South
USA | 109 minutes | R | DCP | Dir. Robert Eggers As the wavering cry of the foghorn fills the air, the taciturn former lumberjack, Ephraim Winslow, and the grizzled lighthouse keeper, Thomas Wake, set foot in a secluded and perpetually grey islet off the coast of late 19th century New England. For the following four weeks of back-breaking work and unfavorable conditions, the tight-lipped men will have no one else for company except for each other, forced to endure irritating idiosyncrasies, bottled-up resentment, and burgeoning. "'The Lighthouse' can be enjoyed on dual levels - as a thickly atmospheric exercise in psychological terror, or as a compendium of seafaring legends, jokes, and clichés," - Nathaniel Bell, L.A. Weekly "'The Lighthouse' is such an effective exercise in projecting claustrophobia, in both a physical and psychological sense, that it'd be unbearable to watch if it weren't so funny," - Alison Wilmore, New York Magazine Assistive Screening Accommodations for Patrons with Disability :  Closed Captions and Visually Impaired Narration not available
Assisted Listening Device Amplification available
These free screenings are intended for UW-Madison students, faculty, staff, and Union members and guests.