Monster Movie Matinee: Invasion of the Body Snatchers


DATE:
Feb 22 2014
2:00 PM - 3:30 PM

Location
Russell Special Collections Building


Where: Auditorium (Room 271), Richard B. Russell Building Special Collections Libraries
When: Saturday, February 22, 2014; 2:00-3:30PM (Doors open at 1:30)

The atomic age inspired a host of science fiction movies that guessed at what new technology and the space race might bring. Join us as we screen three classic films from the 1950s exploring aliens, atom bombs, and the threat of communism on Saturday afternoons. Series curated and introduced by Dr. Christopher Sieving (UGA Department of Theatre and Film Studies).

More About The Film…
Invasion of the Body Snatchers (1956): A small-town doctor learns that the population of his community is being replaced by emotionless alien duplicates. Starring Kevin McCarthy and Dana Wynter. (Run Time: 80 minutes)

Want to learn more about the exhibit that inspired this film series? Alert Today, Alive Tomorrow: Living with the Atomic Bomb, 1945-1965 is on display in the Russell Library Gallery from January 28-March 14, 2014. The exhibit is free and open to the public!

For more information about this event, or others in the Alert Today Program Series, call (706) 542-5788, email russlib@uga.edu or visit http://www.libs.uga.edu/russell/programs/events.html#upcoming

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