Sci-Fi Film Series presented by Denver Museum of Nature & Science and the Denver Film Society

Sci-Fi Film Series presented by Denver Museum of Nature & Science and the Denver Film Society


Genre/Subject: Science Fiction

Coming in July!

This summer the Denver Museum of Nature & Science and the Denver Film Society are proud to present the fifth edition of the popular Sci-Fi Film Series.

Science fiction feeds the imagination and helps us to explore possible futures, our hopes and fears, and the unfolding of technologies. Join Museum scientists and Vincent Piturro, English and film professor at Metropolitan State University of Denver, as they screen famous sci-fi films and lead discussions to break down the science behind these alternative possibilities, and separate fact from fiction.

All events begin at 7:00 p.m.
Please note: some screenings occur at the Museum of Nature & Science Phipp’s Auditorium.

Buy a Series Pass for $50 for Denver Film Society members and $65 for non-members!

Films and Events in Program...

  • Sci-Fi Film Series Festival Pass

    Sci-Fi Film Series Festival Pass

    Join the Denver Museum of Nature & Science and the Denver Film Society for the ultimate in Sci-Fi fun and get all four films at one low price! By purchasing the series pass you'll get five films for $65 General Public and $50 for Denver Film Society Members.... more
  • Sci-Fi Film Series: Snowpiercer

    Sci-Fi Film Series: Snowpiercer

    USA , 2014 , 126 min.
    Director: Bong Joon Ho Wednesday, July 8th, 7:00pm. Discussion follows the screening with Denver Museum of Nature & Science earth scientist James Hagadorn and Metropolitan University film professor Vincent Piturro. In this sci-fi epic from director Bong Joon Ho (The Host, Mother), a failed global-warming... more
  • Sci-Fi Film Series: Her

    Sci-Fi Film Series: Her

    USA , 2013 , 119 min.
    Director: Spike Jonez Wednesday, July 15th, 7:00pm. Discussion follows the film with Denver Museum of Nature & Science health scientist Nicole Garneau and Metropolitan University film professor Vincent Piturro. Joaquin Phoenix stars in Spike Jonze's soulful sci-fi drama about a lonely writer who falls in love w... more
  • Sci-Fi Film Series: Interstellar

    Sci-Fi Film Series: Interstellar

    USA , 2014 , 169 min.
    Director: Christopher Nolan Wednesday, July 22nd, 7:00pm. Discussion follows the screening with Denver Museum of Nature & Science space scientist Dimitri Klebe and Metropolitan University film professor Vincent Piturro. Interstellar opens on Earth in the distant future, as Mother Nature is waging war on humanity. Fa... more
  • Sci-Fi Film Series: Planet of the Apes

    Sci-Fi Film Series: Planet of the Apes

    USA , 1968 , 112 min.
    Director: Franklin J. Schaffner Wednesday, July 29th, 7:00pm. Discussion follows the screening with Denver Museum & Science zoologist Jeff Stephenson and Metropolitan University film professor Vincent Piturro. Charlton Heston is George Taylor, one of several astronauts on a long, long space mission whose spaceship crash... more
  • Sci-Fi Film Series: Blade Runner: The Final Cut

    Sci-Fi Film Series: Blade Runner: The Final Cut

    USA , 1982 , 117 min.
    Director: Ridley Scott Wednesday, August 5th, 7:00pm. Discussion follows the film with Denver Museum of Nature & Science space scientist Ka Chun Yu and Metropolitan University film professor Vincent Piturro. Blade Runner, based on the novel "Do Androids Dream Of Electric Sheep?" by science fiction master... more
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