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Arts Tech Film Fest: Forbidden Planet
The Program in Arts Technology presents the second annual Arts Tech Film Fest at the Normal Theater. This year’s festival will feature five films that explore the complexities of a future populated by humans and their robotic counterparts.
6 p.m.: Multimedia installations and virtual reality demos on display in the theater.
7 p.m.: Showing of Forbidden Planet (1956).
A starship crew goes to investigate the silence of a planet’s colony only to find two survivors and a deadly secret in this classic science fiction adaptation of Shakespeare’s “The Tempest.” Starring Robby the Robot. Also starring Leslie Nielsen, Anne Francis and Walter Pidgeon. Featuring the first entirely electronic commercial film score by Bebe and Louis Barron.
Admission $7, $5 for students