The Dark Knight

Screening of The Dark Knight is part of the series Tricksters and Labyrinths: Christopher Nolan and the Process of Illusion co-sponsored by the Film and Media Studies Department and the Carsey-Wolf Center.

When: Wednesday, April 24, 2013, 7 p.m.

Where: Pollock Theater, UCSB, CA

Cost: $5

Age limit: All ages

Categories: Film Screening


The follow-up to Nolan's Batman Begins (2005), The Dark Knight reunites director Christopher Nolan and star Christian Bale, who reprises the role of Batman/Bruce Wayne in his continuing war on crime. With the help of Lt. Jim Gordon and District Attorney Harvey Dent, Batman sets out to destroy organized crime in Gotham for good. The triumvirate proves effective. But soon the three find themselves prey to a rising criminal mastermind known as The Joker, who thrusts Gotham into anarchy and forces Batman closer to crossing the fine line between hero and vigilante.

In 2008, Christopher Nolan directed, co-wrote, and produced The Dark Knight which went on to gross more than a billion dollars at the worldwide box office. Nolan was nominated for a Directors Guild of America (DGA) Award, Writers Guild of America (WGA) Award and Producers Guild of America (PGA) Award. The film also received eight Academy Award nominations, won the Best Sound Editing, and Best Supporting Actor for Heath Ledger's performance in the film.

Professor Anna Brusutti will be introducing the film.

Phone: 805-893-4637

Event posted March 20, 2013
Last updated April 17, 2013


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