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In 1976, Brian de Palma directed Carrie, the first novel by Stephen King. Since then, more than 50 directors have adapted the master of horror's books, in more than 80 films and series, making him the most adapted author alive.

What's so fascinating about King that makes filmmakers want to adapt his works? King on Screen reunites the filmmakers that have adapted the legendary author’s books for cinema and TV, including Frank Darabont (The Shawshank Redemption, The Green Mile), Tom Holland (The Langoliers), Mick Garris (The Stand, Sleepwalkers) and Taylor Hackford (Dolores Claiborne).

Tickets: $15 (Members from $10)

Presented in partnership with Little Ghost Books.

Promotional Partners: Blood in the Snow Film Festival and Toronto After Dark Film Festival.

Want more? Check out our King on Screen watchlist. Immerse yourself in the psychological depth, visceral narratives and pure enjoyment found in the best adaptations of Stephen King’s work.

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  • Director(s)

    • Daphné Baiwir

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