Creative B movie "Things to Come (1939)

  • Friday, July 07, 2017
  • 7:00 PM - 9:30 PM
  • Florida Museum of Natural History, University of Florida Cultural Plaza, 3215 Hull Road, Gainesville, FL 32611-2710

NEWS FLASH: Our own AAC member Joe Haldeman participates in a panel discussion at 7pm, immediately before the movie starts. 

Other panelists include: Ian Breheny- FLMNH museum exhibit designer and cult movie aficionado. Dr. Terry Harpold- Associate Professor of English, Film & Media Studies, Relevant areas of research and teaching: 19th and early 20th century science fiction and scientific romance, media history and theory. Tim Lawrence- Concept sculptor and ILM Creature Shop Supervisor for Jurassic Park, Make-up, FX Crew and performer.

About the Movie:

"Things to Come" is a black and white H.G. Wells movie about the social changes caused by war in 100 years. War, plague and a anarchy destroys the world in the following decades. To save humanity the last engineers repair a rocket ship to send the best of humanity into space. Hordes and armies try to stop them because they believe technology started the war and destroyed the earth.

Here is the IMDB link to the movie, http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0028358/.

How to get to the Movie:

Creative B movie series will be held at the Florida Museum of Natural History in Powell Hall. Powell Hall is in the UF Cultural Plaza between the Harn Museum of Art and the Performing Arts Center. This link has directions to the museum, https://www.floridamuseum.ufl.edu/visit/plan/Parking restrictions are lifted in the evenings so you will be able to park anywhere in the parking lot.

Please plan to arrive no later than 6:50pm.

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