October 1, 2008
Written by Jessica Benham
WHAT: Thursday Night Arts and Underground Film Operative Free Film and Lecture
WHEN: 7 p.m. Thursday (Oct. 9)
WHERE: 511 Ave. K
EVENT: The Louis Hopkins Underwood Center for the Arts presents an Underground Film Operative featuring "A Trip to the Moon" and "Just Imagine."
"A Trip to the Moon" is a Georges Melies adaptation of Julies Verne's famous novel "From the Earth to the Moon" and is considered to be the very first science fiction film.
"Just Imagine" is directed by David Butler and looks at what life would be like in 1980 from a 1930's perspective. The film was nominated for an Oscar in 1931 for best art direction.
Rob Weiner, associate librarian at the Texas Tech University Library, will speak about Melies and the film "Just Imagine."
CONTACT: Rob Weiner, associate librarian, Texas Tech University Library (806) 742-2236, or firstname.lastname@example.org.