Sci Fi: Days of Fear and Wonder, GFT, 23 November – 10 December, 2014

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The BFI’s season Sci-Fi: Days of Fear and Wonder is a three-month celebration of film and television’s original blockbuster genre which arrives at GFT this September. Sci-Fi: Days of Fear and Wonder will include screenings of classic and contemporary science fiction films and include exciting special events, kicking off in October with Peaches Christ’s Bear-barella.

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Alien/Aliens: Double Bill15

Sunday 23 November, 2014 5 p.m.

Ridley Scott’s classic sci-fi horror Alien and James Cameron’s action-packed sequel Aliens stand as two of the most iconic depictions of humankind facing up to its fears in the depths of space. GFT…

Woman in the MoonU

Sunday 23 November, 2014 6.30 p.m.

Fritz Lang teamed up with his wife, Thea von Harbou, following their collaboration on Metropolis to produce this visually stunning and technically brilliant space travel adventure.

Space Is the PlaceN/C 15+

Monday 24 November 6.15 p.m. A classic of 1970s science fiction Blaxploitation, this film was written by the iconic avant-garde jazz musician Sun Ra, who, along with his ‘Arkestra’, provides the music and features prominently …

2001: A Space OdysseyU

Friday 28 November – Thursday 4 December Stanley Kubrick’s sublime science fiction masterpiece, scripted by both Kubrick and famed writer Arthur C Clarke, is regularly cited not only as one of the greatest pieces of science fiction …


Friday 28 November, 2014 11 p.m.

Having been rescued by her brother, River Tam (Summer Glau) finds herself on the run from a relentless operative sent to eliminate her. Captain Malcolm Reynolds (Nathan Fillion) and the ragtag crew…

Wonder Women! The Untold Story of American SuperheroinesN/C 12+

Saturday 29 November, 2014, 7 p.m.

Director Kristy Guevara-Flanagan’s documentary explores the concept of heroic women from the birth of the superhero in the 1940s through to the TV and big screen action blockbusters of today.

Born in Flames15

Sunday 30 November, 2014, 5.30 p.m.

In the near future, the United States is celebrating the 10th anniversary of a socialist revolution that has changed the fabric of the country. However, some are left disenchanted with the new order…

TeknolustN/C 15+

Wednesday 3 December , 2014, 6.15 p.m.

Anxious to use artificial life to improve the world, bio-geneticist Rosetta Stone uses her own DNA to breed three self-replicating automatons named Ruby, Olive, and Marine (all played by Tilda Swinton).


Saturday 6 December 7 p.m.

Alien’s Ellen Ripley has long been considered a feminist icon, representing an early example of Hollywood cinema’s ‘strong woman’ within the action genre. In this cult classic.

A.I. Artificial Intelligence + Jan Harlan in Conversation12

Wednesday 10 December, 2014, 7.30 p.m.

The touching story of an android child who finds himself adrift in a dystopian future longing for the love of his human ‘mother’.

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