Sci-Fi Film Series 2019 | Denver Film Society

Sci-Fi Film Series 2019

Overview

Wednesdays at 7pm, July 10th - August 14th

A summertime favorite is back! Various Museum scientists are joined by Vincent Piturro, associate professor of film and media studies at Metropolitan State University of Denver, to host screenings of famous sci-fi films and lead discussions to break down the science behind these alternative possibilities. Presented in partnership with the Denver Museum of Nature & Science.

Tickets: $12 Museum or Denver Film Society member, $15 non member, $8 student (per film)
Sci-Fi All Access Pass: $55 Museum of Denver Film Society Member, $70 non member

July 10 • Contact with space scientist Naomi Pequette • Phipps Theater at DMNS

July 17 • Donnie Darko with space scientist Ka Chun Yu• Sie Film Center

July 24 • Get Out with Ella Maria Ray from MSU • Ricketson Auditorium at DMNS

July 31 • Jurassic Park with paleontologist Joe Sertich • Phipps Theater at DMNS

August 7 • Prospect with space scientist Steve Lee • Phipps Theater at DMNS

August 14 • Eternal Sunshine Of The Spotless Mind with health scientist Nicole Garneau • Sie Film Center

Films in Program...

Sci-Fi Film Series 2019 All-Access Pass

Sci-Fi Film Series 2019 All-Access Pass

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Contact - Sci-Fi Film Series 2019

Contact - Sci-Fi Film Series 2019

Screens Wednesday, July 10th at 7pm at the Phipps Theater at the Denver Museum of Nature & Science Dr. Ellie Arroway (Jodie Foster), after years of searching, finds conclusive radio proof of extraterrestrial intelligence, sending plans for a mysterious machine.

USA 1997 150 Min
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Donnie Darko - Sci-Fi Film Series 2019

Donnie Darko - Sci-Fi Film Series 2019

Screens Wednesday, July 17th at 7pm at the Sie FilmCenter A troubled teenager is plagued by visions of a man in a large rabbit suit who manipulates him to commit a series of crimes, after he narrowly escapes a bizarre accident.

USA 2001 113 Min
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Get Out - Sci-Fi Film Series 2019

Get Out - Sci-Fi Film Series 2019

Screens Wednesday, July 24th at 7pm at the Ricketson Theater at the Denver Museum of Nature & Science A young African-American visits his white girlfriend's parents for the weekend, where his simmering uneasiness about their reception of him eventually reaches a boiling point.

USA 2017 104 Min
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Jurassic Park - Sci-Fi Film Series 2019

Jurassic Park - Sci-Fi Film Series 2019

Screens Wednesday, July 31st at 7pm at the Phipps Theater at the Denver Museum of Nature & Science During a preview tour, a theme park suffers a major power breakdown that allows its cloned dinosaur exhibits to run amok.

USA 1993 127 Min
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Prospect - Sci-Fi Film Series 2019

Prospect - Sci-Fi Film Series 2019

Screens Wednesday, August 7th at 7pm at the Phipps Theater at the Denver Museum of Nature & Science A man and his teenage daughter encounter nonstop danger while searching for valuable gems on an alien moon.

Canada 2018 100 Min
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Eternal Sunshine Of The Spotless Mind - Sci-Fi Film Series 2019

Eternal Sunshine Of The Spotless Mind - Sci-Fi Film Series 2019

Screens Wednesday, August 14th at 7pm at the Sie FilmCenter 15th Anniversary! Jim Carrey and Kate Winslet lead Michel Gondry and Charlie Kaufman's devastating 2004 science-fiction romance.

USA 2004 108 Min
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