Alice Day: The Hunting of the SnarkPG

Directed by Simon DaVison | UK | 2023 | 1h 29m | Starring Ramon Tikaram, Corinne Furman

A surreal and beautiful film of the famous nonsense poem by Lewis Carroll, in which a rag-bag steampunk crew land on an island to hunt for the enigmatic Snark. The poem was published in 1876 shortly after Darwin’s Origin of Species. For Victorian England it was a time of huge existential questions about the origins of humanity and the age of the Earth.

There will be a Q&A with the director Simon DaVison and actor Corinne Furman following the screening. In collaboration with The Lewis Carroll Society, The Story Museum and Alice’s Day.

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We showed Alice Day: The Hunting of the Snark between July 1, 2023 and July 1, 2023.

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