The Night of the Living Dead, 1968
A film by George A. Romero
Beloved motion picture director George A. Romero passed away today. In tribute to his creative contributions, please enjoy the film that started the zombie craze, and revolutionized the horror genre.
An iconic horror film exploring a classic topic of horror, the dead rising from the grave to feast upon the living, this cult hit ushered in the modern zombie film, while exploring powerful political and cultural issues, like racism, fear of the unknown, and heroism, in 1960s America.