Eclipse 2024 – Film Screening of “La Voyage dans la Lune”

April 7, 2024  |  3 p.m.
Windgate Center for Fine and Performing Arts – Concert Hall

Film screening of La Voyage dans la Lune (1902 silent film), directed by George Melies, with original music composed by Blake Tyson and performed live by the UCA percussion ensemble, with a post-screening discussion of French silent films by Dr. Adele Okoli and the history of astronomy by Dr. Will Slaton. This short adventure film, which follows a group of astronomers who travel to the moon, is widely regarded as the earliest example of a science fiction film and as one of the most influential films in cinema history.

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