Update (as of May 13, 2021)

Update (as of May 13, 2021)

UPDATE (as of April 5, 2021)

THE WITCH (2015)

Available Thursday, May 13th on Demand

Join Reference Librarian Matt and Historian James Finelli who will discuss the historical context behind this 2015 movie set in 1630's New England.

The Witch: A New England Folktale, or simply The Witch (stylized as The VVitch) is a period supernatural horror film written and directed by Robert Eggers in his feature directorial debut. 

In 1630's New England, English settler William and his family are banished from a Puritan colony over a religious dispute. The family builds a farm near a large, secluded forest and and the wife bears their fifth child.

One day, when the daughter is playing peekaboo with the baby he abruptly disappears. It is soon revealed that a witch has stolen the unbaptized child, killing him and using his body to make a witch's potion.
It only gets worse from there.

This talk will be available on the Moffat Library YouTube Channel
on Thursday, May 13th

Then view the movie on Kanopy at: https://kanopy.moffatlibrary.org

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