A September Sci Fi Double Feature
Rusty Mondays Big Screen Film Club
Monday September 12th
Doors open at 5:30 PM
Films start at 6PM
6pm - The Day the Earth Stood Still (aka Farewell to the Master and Journey to the World (1951)
A 1951 American black-and-white science fiction film directed by Robert Wise, and starring Michael Rennie, Patricia Neal, Hugh Marlowe and Sam Jaffe. In The Day the Earth Stood Still, a humanoid alien visitor named Klaatu comes to Earth, accompanied by a powerful eight-foot tall robot, Gort, to deliver an important message that will affect the entire human race. In 1995 The Day the Earth Stood Still was selected for preservation in the United States National Film Registry as culturally, historically, or aesthetically significant.
8pm - K- Pax (2001)
K-PAX is a 2001 American science fiction-mystery film based on Gene Brewer's 1995 novel of the same name, directed by Lain Softley, starring Kevin Spacey, Jeff Bridges, Mary McCormack and Alfre Woodard. The film is about a psychiatric patient who claims to be an alien from the planet K-PAX. During his treatment, the patient demonstrates an outlook on life that ultimately proves inspirational for his fellow patients and especially for his psychiatrist.
Watch the The day the earth Stood Still trailer: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OfpSXI8_UpY
Watch the K-Pax trailer: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bVfHNhBcMTw