Films on Film / European premiere

Doc of the Dead

  • Alexandre O Philippe /
  • USA /
  • 2014 /
  • 82 mins

George A Romero, Simon Pegg, Bruce Campbell, Max Brooks, Robert Kirkman / Documentary / English

A sprightly zombie walk through the world of the undead Alexandre O Philippe, director of The People vs. George Lucas and The Life and Times of Paul the Psychic Octopus, explores the history of the zombie in popular culture with clips galore and an impressive line-up of interviewees (including Simon Pegg, Bruce Campbell and, of course, George A Romero), and asks for tips from the experts on how to survive a zombie outbreak. Because, you know, it could really happen... [PG]

Want to know what it takes to be a zombie? Come down to EIFF’s Festival Hub on Festival Square to learn the tricks to zombie make-up and design. Our experts will show you how to do your face before letting you have a go, all in time to “zombie-walk” to Cineworld for the film.
This event takes place before the Saturday 21 June screening of the film, is FREE and begins at 18:30. Subject to availability, first come, first served.
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