‘CINEMA UNDER THE STARS’
Drive-In Screenings at The Observatory Science Centre, Herstmonceux
Join us for two nights of Cinema Under the Stars drive in Herstmonceux Observatory & Science Park.
Tickets include entrance to the Observatory domes and telescopes after the
screenings. Open until 11.00pm.
THE WAR OF THE WORLDS (PG) Friday 3 October, 7.30pm
Dir: Byron Haskin. Starring: Gene Barry, Ann Robinson, Les Tremayne. US 1953. 85mins
When Martians invade planet Earth, scientists race to find an effective weapon when the military proves helpless. One of the greatest Sci-Fi movies of the fifties, filmed in glorious three-strip Technicolor.
2001: A SPACE ODYSSEY (U) Saturday 4 October, 7.00pm
Dir: Stanley Kubrick. Starring: Keir Dullea, Gary Lockwood, William Sylvester, Leonard Rossiter. UK 1968. 160 mins
Kubrick’s epic masterpiece regularly appears in ‘greatest films ever made’ polls selected by audiences and critics alike. A quest across space to unfold the mystery of a series of black monoliths that somehow link to the evolution of the human race. 2001: A SPACE ODYSSEY is a poetic mediation on evolution, artificial intelligence and the possibility of extra-terrestrial life.
THE SCI-FI CINEMA TENT Saturday 4 October 11am – 5pm
Free entrance with admission to Herstmonceux Observatory & Science Park
11.00 am, 12.00pm, 1.00pm
Normal science centre admission applies. No advance booking
Sci-Fi: Days of Fear and Wonder
Presented by CINECITY and Film Hub South East in association with Herstmonceux Observatory and Science Centre as part of the BFI’s Sci-Fi: Days of Fear and Wonder www.bfi.org.uk/sci-fi