Chatham Community Library To Host Science Fiction Film Series
Chatham Community Library is hosting a four-part science fiction film series during the month of October beginning on Thursday, October 3, from 6:00-8:00 pm, in the Holmes Meeting Room.
Films in the series include:
- 10/3: Invasion of the Body Snatchers (1978). When seeds drift to earth from space, mysterious pods begin to grow and invade a small town, replicating the residents one body at a time.The film was nominated for Best Science Fiction Film by the 1979 Academy of Science Fiction, Fantasy & Horror Films.
- 10/10: Children of Men (2006). In 2027, in a chaotic world in which women have become somehow infertile, a former activist agrees to help transport a miraculously pregnant woman to a sanctuary at sea. In 2007 this film was up for three Oscar nominations; Best Writing, Adapted Screenplay, Best Achievement in Cinematography, and Best Achievement in Film Editing.
- 10/17: Blade Runner (1982). A blade runner must pursue and terminate four replicants who stole a ship in space, and have returned to Earth to find their creator. This film was nominated for Best Art Direction-Set Decoration and Best Effects, Visual Effects at the 1983 Academy Awards.
- 10/24: District 9 (2009): An extraterrestrial race, forced to live in slum-like conditions on Earth, suddenly finds a kindred spirit in a government agent who is exposed to their biotechnology. In 2010 District 9 had four Oscar nominations for Best Motion Picture of the Year, Best Writing, Adapted Screenplay, Best Achievement in Film Editing, and Best Achievement in Visual Effects.
These events are free and open to the public. For additional information please call the Library at 919-545-8084.