Queer Horror Nights presents THE FLY at The Castle Cinema (24 JUN 2022).

Queer Horror Nights presents DADDY ISSUES?, a trans-morphing double dose of sci-fi body horror from the biological father & son of the sub-genre: David Cronenberg’s THE FLY (1986) & Brandon Cronenberg’s POSSESSOR (2020). Part of SUMMER OF SCI-FI at The Castle Cinema.

Submitted by Queer Horror Nights

  • DADDY ISSUES? – THE FLY d. David Cronenberg, 1986 + Intro + Bar Social
  • Friday 24 JUNE 2022 // 19:00-21:00 // The Castle Cinema // London E9 6DA 
  • Tickets: £5.00-11.00 // BOOKING NOW!


Ahead of David Cronenberg’s return to body horror following a 20+ year absence with this summer’s CRIMES OF THE FUTURE, we’re delighted to be showing what we think is his finest work so far, THE FLY.

Starring Jeff Goldblum, Geena Davis and John Getz – and winner of an Oscar for Best Makeup – THE FLY is the tragic tale of a talented scientist whose teleportation experiment goes horribly wrong… Whilst Cronenberg has always denied making explicit reference to the global 1980s HIV/AIDS pandemic, the shocking parallels are unmistakable.

THE FLY will be presented with an introduction by your horror host, TOKEN HOMO, and you’re invited to linger in the venue bar afterwards for a social.

  • Director: David Cronenberg
  • Starring: Jeff Goldblum, Geena Davis, John Getz

Queer Horror Nights is a film club devoted to queer, cult and classic horror cinema. Get our newsletter HERE!

Programme supported by Film Hub London, managed by Film London. Proud to be a partner of the BFI Film Audience Network, funded by the National Lottery. 

DADDY ISSUES? Queer Horror Nights presents David Cronenberg’s THE FLY (1986) at The Castle Cinema (24 JUNE 19:00).

COMING NEXT! Brandon Cronenberg’s POSSESSOR (2020) at The Castle Cinema (19 AUG 19:00) / Part 2 of DADDY ISSUES!




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