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 fourth 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.

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

Sponsored By:

Xcel Energy Foundation

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 2014: Upstream Color

    Sci-Fi Film Series 2014: Upstream Color

    USA , 2013 , 96 min.
    Director: Shane Carruth Wednesday, July 9th at the Sie FilmCenter with post-film discussion led by health scientist Nicole Garneau. The Sci-Fi Film Series is hosted by Vincent Piturro, English and Film professor at Metropolitan State University of Denver. A young woman is abducted and seemingly brainwashed via... more
  • Sci-Fi Film Series 2014: Journey to the Center of the Earth

    Sci-Fi Film Series 2014: Journey to the Center of the Earth

    USA , 1959 , 132 min.
    Director: Henry Levin Wednesday, July 16th at the Sie FilmCenter with post-film discussion led by earth scientist James Hagadorn. The Sci-Fi Film Series is hosted by Vincent Piturro, English and Film professor at Metropolitan State University of Denver. Based on the Jules Verne novel, this fantasy film follo... more
  • Sci-Fi Film Series 2014: Europa Report

    Sci-Fi Film Series 2014: Europa Report

    USA , 2013 , 90 min.
    Director: Sebastián Cordero Wednesday, July 23rd at the Sie FilmCenter with post-film discussion led by space scientist Ka Chun Yu. The Sci-Fi Film Series is hosted by Vincent Piturro, English and Film professor at Metropolitan State University of Denver. In this nail-biting thriller, a private space-exploration c... more
  • Sci-Fi Film Series 2014: Alien

    Sci-Fi Film Series 2014: Alien

    USA , 1977 , 117 min.
    Director: Ridley Scott Wednesday, July 30th at the Phipps IMAX Theater with post-film discussion led by invertebrate zoologist Paula Cushing. The Sci-Fi Film Series is hosted by Vincent Piturro, English and Film professor at Metropolitan State University of Denver. Note: This screening takes place at the Phipps I... more
  • Sci-Fi Film Series 2014: Gravity: an IMAX 3-D Experience

    Sci-Fi Film Series 2014: Gravity: an IMAX 3-D Experience

    USA , 2013 , 91 min.
    Director: Alfonso Cuaron Wednesday, August 6th at the Phipps IMAX Theater with post-film discussion led by space scientist Steve Lee. The Sci-Fi Film Series is hosted by Vincent Piturro, English and Film professor at Metropolitan State University of Denver. Note: This screening takes place at the Phipps IMAX Theate... more
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Today's Showtimes

The Frame
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