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Date & Time
November 14, 2019 at 7:00 pm
Free; no reservations required
Film Theater at the Rubenstein Arts Center
2020 Campus Drive
Durham, NC 27705

Mulholland Drive (David Lynch, 2001, 147 min, USA, Color, 35mm)

Bright-eyed aspiring actress Betty (Naomi Watts) arrives in LA with dreams of stardom, but soon finds herself sucked into the nightmarish underbelly of Hollywood’s Dream Factory as she becomes entangled with an amnesiac femme fatale (Laura Harring). Hitchcockian doubles, illusory identities, and surreal slips into the dark and disturbing abound in David Lynch’s neo-noir masterpiece.


— Introduced by Prof. Markos Hadjioannou (Program in Literature)


“Not just everything you want in a David Lynch movie, but damn near everything else you want in ANY movie.”
—Manohla Dargis, L.A. Weekly

Best Film of the Decade —Film Comment
Best Film of the 21st Century —BBC

About the BrainCulture Series

This series, programmed with the BrainCultures Lab, explores the plural lives of the brain as a socially and culturally constituted object. It was made possible by support from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation’s Humanities Unbounded Embedded Humanities Grant.

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