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The Day the Earth Stood Still (USA / Robert Wise / 1951)
Hosted by Dr. James Linville (Dept. of Religious Studies)
Wednesday, February 7, 2018
6 – 9 PM
Lethbridge Public Library Theatre Gallery
Biblical motifs shape this story of an alien landing in Washington DC. The visitor offers a dire warning: cease military escalation or face judgement day.
The New Media Film Series is dedicated to showcasing a selection of films that have contributed to our understanding of cinema’s achievements, and signal directions for its future. Initiated and sponsored by the Department of New Media, various scholars from the University of Lethbridge will introduce and screen their choices for films that advance the art form. Please join us twice a month as we explore together the parameters of various masterful cinematic accomplishments. Sponsored by the University of Lethbridge's Department of New Media and the Lethbridge Public Library.