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Nosferatu: Music & The Movies

Wednesday 20th November | DOORS: 18:30 | FILM STARTS: 19:00 | APPROX END: 20:45

The iconic Nosferatu screens at Bristol Cathedral this November, in Bristol Film Festival’s latest ‘Music & the Movies’ screening. Originally released in 1922, this silent chiller has become an icon of horror cinema.

The screening will take place in the nave of Bristol Cathedral,  with a live, improvised organ accompaniment from Dr. David Bednall.

Join us in one of Bristol’s most atmospheric landmarks for an unforgettable evening that blends classic silent cinema with live music, bringing this extraordinary film to life like never before.



1922 | PG | 84 mins

The mysterious Count Orlock summons Thomas Hutter to his remote castle in the Transylvanian mountains. During his stay, he becomes increasingly suspicious of the Count’s unusual behaviour, and draws the conclusion that his host is the feared vampire Nosferatu. After his fears are confirmed, Hutter struggles to escape the castle whilst Orlok heads to Hutter’s home town, endangering the lives of the townspeople and Hutter’s beloved wife, Ellen.

Starring:  Max Shreck | Gustav Von Wangenheim | Greta Schröder

Director: F. W. Murnau

Producer: Enrico Dieckmann | Albin Grau

Written by: Henrik Galeen, based on the story by Bram Stoker



  • Doors for this event will open at 18:30. The film will commence at approximately 19:00. The event will conclude at approximately 20:45
  • Accessibility information about Bristol Cathedral can be found here. We do ask any guests with accessibility queries to contact us directly when booking.
  • Tickets include one drink on arrival. Please note that we will be operating a Challenge 25 policy and reserve the right to refuse to serve alcohol to anyone who cannot produce proof of age.
  • This film is rated PG. (BBFC)
  • This is a silent film. It will be screened with original German title cards, and English subtitles.
  • For more information, please refer to our FAQ section or Contact Us.



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