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Into the unknown and beyond

How cinema learned to stop worrying and love science fiction

Science Fiction: A Journey into the Unknown
Parallel Events - Science Fiction: A Journey into the Unknown


OCT-DEC 2017
 
Odeon Starcity (111 Syngrou Avenue, N. Kosmos - Athens)
With Greek subtitles for people who are deaf or hard of hearing.
In the context of "Science Fiction: A Journey Into the Unknown", OCC and Flix.gr define 'sci-fi' through rare masterpieces and screenings. Enjoy a revelatory journey to places cinema got to long before reality caught up.
Full price: 4 €
2 Screenings' combo (in the same day): 6 €

The OCC will operate a box office at the Odeon Starcity on the evenings of the screenings (18:00-22:30)
The OCC and Flix.gr are organizing a series of sci-fi screenings with movies ranging from the daring efforts of the early days of film to the cinema of the present day.

Classic films which helped define 'sci-fi', restored prints of rarities receiving their first screening in Greece, forgotten masterpieces from around the work, and surprising shorts are to be shown in eight triple bills between October and December. A revelatory journey to places cinema got to long before reality caught up.

PROGRAMME

TUESDAY 17 OCTOBER
19:00
A Trip to the Moon (Le Voyage dans la Lune) by Georges Méliès / 1902, France, 16΄
Ikarie XB 1 by Jindřich Polák / 1963, Czechoslovakia, 88΄
21:00
Close Encounters of the Third Kind by Steven Spielberg / 1977, USA, 137΄
 
TUESDAY 24 OCTOBER
19:00
World of Tomorrow
by Don Hertzfeld / 2015, USA, 17΄
World of Tomorrow Episode Two: The Burden of Other People’s Thoughts by Don Hertzfeld / 2017, USA, 23’
The Fabulous World of Jules Verne (Vynález zkázy) by Karel Zeman / 1958, Czechoslovakia, 84΄
21:30
Mothra by Ishirō Honda / 1961, Japan, 101΄
 
TUESDAY 31 OCTOBER
19:00
La Jetée by Chris Marker / 1962, France, 28’
Je t’aime, je t’aime by Alain Resnais / 1968, France, 94΄
21:30
Aurora by Kristina Buozyte / 2012, Lithuania-France-Belgium, 124΄
 
TUESDAY 7 NOVEMBER
19:00
Electronic Labyrinth THX 1138 4EB by George Lucas / 1967, USA, 15΄
Stalker by Andrei Tarkovsky / 1979, Soviet Union, 162΄
22:30
Phase IV by Saul Bass / 1974, USA-United Kingdom, 84΄
 
TUESDAY 21 NOVEMBER
19:00
Ropáci by Jan Svĕrák / 1988, Czechoslovakia, 20΄
It Came from Beneath the Sea by Robert Gordon / 1955, USA, 79΄
21:30
Island of Lost Souls by Erle C. Kenton / 1932, USA, 70΄
 
TUESDAY 28 NOVEMBER
19:00
Les Astronautes by Walerian Borowczyk and Chris Marker / 1959, France, 13΄
La Planète sauvage by René Laloux / 1973, France- Czechoslovakia, 72΄
21:30
Planet of the Vampires (Terrore nello spazio) by Mario Bava / 1965, Italy-Spain, 90΄
 
TUESDAY 5 DECEMBER
19:00
Automania 2000 by John Halas / 1964, United Kingdom, 10΄
Alphaville by Jean-Luc Godard / 1965, France-Italy, 99΄
21:30
The 10th Victim (La decima vittima) by Elio Petri / 1965, Italy-France, 92΄
 
TUESDAY 12 DECEMBER
19:00
Sunspring by Oscar Sharp / 2016, USA-United Kingdom, 9΄
It’s No Game by Oscar Sharp / 2017, USA, 8΄
Fantastic Voyage by Richard Fleischer / 1966, USA, 101΄
21:30
Shivers by David Cronenberg / 1975, Canada, 87΄

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Organized by: Flix.gr, Onassis Cultural Centre-Athens

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