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Star Wars: Origins of the Force – Flash Gordon & Buck Rogers
January 13, 2016 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Before Star Wars was a cultural phenomenon, it was just a dream in the mind of George Lucas. Drawing from such diverse sources as samurai sagas, Westerns and sci-fi serials, the legendary auteur fashioned a modern-day myth that changed Hollywood forever. Co-presented by Denver Film Society and filmmaker Alexandre Philippe (The People vs. George Lucas, 33rd Denver Film Festival) this series will explore the films that influenced Star Wars, itself among the most influencial film of the last 40 years.
Wednesdays at 7pm, beginning January 13th.
Tickets: $12 for DFS Members, $8 for students, $15 for Non-Members.
Buy a pass and see all 4 films! $40 for DFS Members, $50 for Non-Members.
Films in the Series:
- Flash Gordon & Buck Rogers, USA , 1936 , 120 min. Wednesday, January 13th at 7pm.
- The Hidden Fortress, Japan , 1958 , 126 min. On 35mm film! Wednesday, January 20th at 7pm
- THX-1138, USA , 1971 , 86 min. On 35mm film! Wednesday, January 27th at 7pm.
- Metropolis w/ live score, Germany , 1927 , 153 min. On 16mm film and with a live score! Wednesday, February 3rd at 7pm.
More info and tickets: http://www.denverfilm.org/filmcenter/detail.aspx?id=28081