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Invaders from Mars + The Beast from 20,000 Fathoms

29 March
6:30pm & 8:00pm
Arc Cinema
$14/$12 (double feature)

Double feature

 

Invaders from Mars - 6.30PM / 1953 / PG / 78mins / D: William Cameron Menzies

Despite its low budget, Invaders’ clever use of special effects, camera angles and exaggerated cityscapes makes for a striking cinematic nightmare. NFSA 35mm print.

 

The Beast from 20,000 Fathoms -  8:00PM / 1953 / PG / 80mins / D: Eugène Lourié

This is the atomic era’s first ever monster movie, and the first solo feature project for stop-motion animation maestro Ray Harryhausen. NFSA 35mm print.

 

See what else is screening Wednesdays @ NFSA: They Live! Visions from the Atomic Age in March.