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AUG 9 & 14 - SCI FI FILM FEST

2018 OMSI Sci Fi Film Fest Selection

In the year 2022, overcrowding, pollution, and resource depletion have reduced society's leaders to finding food for the teeming masses. The answer is Soylent Green—an artificial nourishment whose actual ingredients are not known by the public.

 

Thorn (Charleton Heston) is the tough homicide detective who stumbles onto the secret so terrifying no one would dare believe him.

 

Based on the novel by Harry Harrison, this 1973 release by director Richard Fleischer won a Nebula Award for "Best Science Fiction Film" and marks the final screen appearance of Edward G. Robinson.

 

"Fleischer’s dystopian thriller... is a wonderfully silly slice of future schlock, featuring some of Heston’s zestiest overacting. Even if you’re already hip to this guilty pleasure’s surprise ending, it’s absolutely worth watching again."  Chris Nashawaty, Entertainment Weekly

 

Duration: 97 mins. | Rating: PG


Sci Fi Festival Passes
Plan on attending multiple shows or events? Buy an exclusive Festival pass and save! Pass holders receive access to festival screenings on a space available basis including the August 8 Reel Science. A special discount is offered to the August 23 Reel Eats event. Passes are not transferable.
$30 Adult / $25 Youth (3-13) & Senior (63+)
Add $25 to either pass level for the August 23 Reel Eats screening of Blade Runner

OMSI members receive $3 off any pass option.

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