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Science Fiction Film Series

October 10 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

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An event every week that begins at 6:00 pm on Thursday, repeating until October 24, 2019


Chatham Community Library is hosting a four-part science fiction film series during the month of October beginning on Thursday, October 3, from 6:00-8:00 pm, in the Holmes Meeting Room.

Films in the series include:

  • 10/3: Invasion of the Body Snatchers (1978). When seeds drift to earth from space, mysterious pods begin to grow and invade a small town, replicating the residents one body at a time. The film was nominated for Best Science Fiction Film by the 1979 Academy of Science Fiction, Fantasy & Horror Films.
  • 10/10: Children of Men (2006). In 2027, in a chaotic world in which women have become somehow infertile, a former activist agrees to help transport a miraculously pregnant woman to a sanctuary at sea. In 2007 this film was up for three Oscar nominations; Best Writing, Adapted Screenplay, Best Achievement in Cinematography, and Best Achievement in Film Editing.
  • 10/17: Blade Runner (1982). A blade runner must pursue and terminate four replicants who stole a ship in space and have returned to Earth to find their creator. This film was nominated for Best Art Direction-Set Decoration and Best Effects, Visual Effects at the 1983 Academy Awards.
  • 10/24: District 9 (2009): An extraterrestrial race, forced to live in slum-like conditions on Earth, suddenly finds a kindred spirit in a government agent who is exposed to their biotechnology. In 2010 District 9 had four Oscar nominations for Best Motion Picture of the Year, Best Writing, Adapted Screenplay, Best Achievement in Film Editing, and Best Achievement in Visual Effects.


October 10
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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Chatham County Library


Chatham County Library – Pittsboro
197 NC Hwy 87 N
Pittsboro, NC 27312 United States
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(919) 545-8085

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