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Sci-Fi Film Festival

Join us for the 2024 Sci-Fi Film Festival!

For eight weeks this spring, OMSI’s 2024 Sci-Fi Film Festival will showcase over 40 of science fiction’s most memorable films on the Empirical Theater’s giant four-story screen.

From genre classics such as 2001: A Space Odyssey to more recent favorites like Everything Everywhere All at Once, the festival’s offerings are sure to appeal to science fiction fans of all ages and interests.

Closing Night Celebration

Furiosa: A Mad Max Saga

Our Closing Celebration is Sold Out! But don’t despair: Join one of our Friday evening Furiosa Opening Events, also with complimentary snacks, a beverage and a free museum admission pass!

Photo of golden Furiosa in front of exhaust pipes arranged to look like a halo, cover art from Furiosa: A Mad Max Saga
Individual Showings

NON-MEMBERS – $8 Adult | $7 Senior (63+) | $6.50 Youth (3-13)
OMSI MEMBERS* – $5 Adult | $4 Senior | $3.50 Youth

*Please note that OMSI member vouchers are not applicable to festival screenings

2024 Schedule | March 29 – May 23

Week 7 | May 13-19
Thursday, May 16

Invasion of the Body Snatchers (1978) | 6:15 PM

Her | 8:30 PM

Friday, May 17

Children of Men | 5:00 PM

Annihilation | 7:00 PM

Saturday, May 18

Starman | 2:00 PM

Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan | 4:15 PM

I Am Legend | 6:30 PM

Watchmen (2009) | 8:30 PM


Week 8 | May 20-23
Tuesday, May 21

Children of Men | 6:15 PM

Watchmen (2009) | 8:30 PM

Wednesday, May 22

I Am Legend | 5:30 PM

Thursday, May 23

Everything Everywhere All at Once | 6:00 PM
Furiosa: A Mad Max Saga – Closing Night Celebration| 8:45 PM

Festival Passes | SOLD OUT

Film Festival Passes are sold out. Tickets to individual shows are still available for purchase.

Please note the following regarding Festival Passes
  • Passes are non-transferable and subject to verification with photo ID
  • Passes are non-refundable after March 29
  • Passholders must arrive at least 10 minutes before showtime for priority seating
  • All screenings are capacity pending; seating is subject to availability, and Festival Pass holders are not guaranteed admission in the event of late arrival

Experience the Biggest Screen in Portland

From awe-inspiring science adventures to the latest sci-fi flicks, immerse yourself in OMSI’s Empirical Theater!

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Have questions? We have answers! For more information contact us at Info@OMSI.edu or 503.797.4000 x0.

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