Birth of the Living Dead (Year of the Living Dead)

In 1968 a young college drop-out named George A. Romero directed "Night of the Living Dead," a low budget horror film that shocked the world, became an icon of the counterculture, and spawned a zombie industry worth billions of dollars that continues to this day.

This new documentary, shows how Romero gathered an unlikely team of Pittsburghers - policemen, iron workers, teachers, ad-men, housewives and a roller-rink owner - to shoot, with a revolutionary guerrilla, run-and-gun style, his seminal film. During that process Romero and his team created an entirely new and horribly chilling monster - one that was undead and feasted upon human flesh.

- Synopsis provided by CinemaSource

Credits

Director:

  • Rob Kuhns

Cast:

  • George A. Romero
  • Larry Fessenden
  • Gale Anne Hurd
  • Elvis Mitchell
  • Sam Pollard
  • Chiz Schultz
  • Jason Zinoman
  • Gale Anne Hurd

Producers:

  • Rob Kuhns
  • Esther Cassidy
  • Larry Fessenden

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