Two free Sci-Fi movie screenings this weekend

From: Gerry W.
Sent on: Monday, May 19, 2014 5:44 PM
Hi, All:

Two free Sci-Fi movie screenings this weekend:

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The Mars Society-San Diego's Mars Movie Night
Friday, May 23rd, 2014
7:00pm

MARS MOVIE NIGHT: A DOUBLE FEATURE!

THE TWELVE-HANDED MEN OF MARS
(Italy, 1964) 85 minutes
aka: "I Marziani Hanno Dodici Mani"

    "Four Martians assume human guises for a trip to Earth. They're supposed
to be preparing for an invasion by the Red Planet but discover that life on
Earth isn't bad. One gets into the real estate business, another becomes
involved in politics, a third falls in love, and the last ends up as--of all
things--a science-fiction author!"

NOTE: Presented in Italian, but no translation or subtitles necessary.
See a clip here:  https://www.youtub...­

We¹ll also screen:

A WITCH WITHOUT A BROOM
(USA, 1967) 86 minutes

    "An American professor becomes the object of desire of a beautiful
15th-century apprentice sorceress. She takes him on an odyssey from the
Stone Age to a futuristic Martian jaunt. Starring Jeffrey Hunter."

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Showtime is 7:00pm at Studio 106 in the San Diego Reader Building at 2323
Broadway 92102 (the Golden Hill area just east of downtown San Diego).

Admission is FREE, and popcorn is provided (you can bring snacks or drinks
to share).

Please RSVP to FILMIST <at> MAC.COM as seating is limited.

For more information, visit:

    http://marsmovieg...­

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San Diego Vintage Sci-Fi
Saturday, May 24th, 2014
7:00PM

THE 7TH VOYAGE OF SINBAD
(USA, 1958) 88 minutes

    "When Captain Sinbad and his men land on the island Colossa they are
confronted with man-eating cyclops. They can escape with the help of the
magician Sokurah and his magic lamp. The lamp which contains a boy jinni
unfortunately gets lost. Back in Bagdad the magician performs impressive
tricks. He wants to start an expedition back to Colossa to bringing the lamp
back in his possession. But the kalif rejects the magicians requests. The
malicious Sokurah breaks into the rooms of the princess at night and shrinks
the princess to the size of an elf. The magician offers his abilities to
heal the princess on next day. But one of the magic potions necessary
components must be procured from the island Colossa first. So Captain Sinbad
sails again to the island Colossa and to the dangers expecting him there...

NOTE: Screened in high-definition Blu-ray.

Film Trailer: https://www.youtub...­

Also showing:

Ub Iwerks's SINBAD THE SAILOR
(USA, 1935) 7 minutes

    "Sinbad battles a band of pirates at sea and on a tropical isle. A giant
bird rescues him, and he ends up back on his ship with the pirates'
treasure."

Also showing:

POPEYE THE SAILOR MEETS SINBAD THE SAILOR
(USA, 1936) 16 minutes

    "After sending his giant roc to wreck Popeye's boat and kidnap Olive
Oyl, Sinbad forces Olive to dance for him by firing buckshot at her feet
with a pea-shooter. Popeye attempts to rescue her while Wimpy follows a duck
around with a meat-grinder. After Popeye disposes of the roc and Sinbad's
two-headed giant, it's a battle to the "finich" between the two legendary
sailors."

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Showtime is 7:00pm at Studio 106 in the San Diego Reader Building at 2323
Broadway 92102 (the Golden Hill area just east of downtown San Diego).

Admission is FREE, and popcorn is provided (you can bring snacks or drinks
to share).

Please RSVP to FILMIST <at> MAC.COM as seating is limited.

For more information, visit:

    http://sdvsf.org/­

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:-J

Gerry Williams
Director/Director of Photography
Film - Video - Photography
Studio 106 - The Art Union Building
2323 Broadway - San Diego, CA 92102
619.RAD.FILM   [masked])
http://www.filmis...­
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"Living on Earth is expensive, but it includes a free trip around the sun."






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