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Planet of the Apes (USA / Franklin J. Schaffner / 1968)
Hosted by Prof. Bob Cousins (Dept. of New Media)
Wednesday, December 6, 2017
6 – 9 PM
Lethbridge Public Library Theatre Gallery
A landmark science fiction film famous for its iconic Rod Serling penned ending, John Chambers’ ape make up, and Jerry Goldsmith’s score.
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.
For the first half of this year’s season, please join us in celebrating the University of Lethbridge’s first 50 years, as we screen great films from 1967 – the University’s inaugural year!