The Green Knight – screening and discussion event

The University of Oulu’s own Jarkko Toikkanen and Andrew Pattison will host a screening of The Green Knight (2021). The event takes place at the Oulu Film Centre (Valve) and will feature a short discussion in which Pattison and Toikkanen explore the film through their research backgrounds in medieval literature and horror studies, respectively.

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Venue location

Oulu Film Centre, Cultural Centre Valve, Hallituskatu 7, Oulu

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The Green Knight is a modern retelling of the 14th-century poem Sir Gawain and the Green Knight. Gawain – a knight of King Arthur’s round table – unwittingly makes a bargain with a ghostly green knight. The story follows Gawain as he struggles to uphold his end of the bargain without losing his knightly honor.

Tickets are available at the Valve ticket office (ticket office page in Finnish).

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More about the film on IMDb

Jarkko Toikkanen´s researcher profile

Andrew Pattison´s researcher profile

Last updated: 8.3.2023