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10 films for $60 with punch card
$9 general admission. $7 w/UCB student ID, $7 for senior citizens
$1 discount to anyone with a bike helmet
Free on your birthday! CU Cinema Studies students get in free.

Parking

Pay lot 360 (now only $1/hour!), across from the buffalo statue and next to the Duane Physics tower, is closest to Muenzinger. Free parking can be found after 5pm at the meters along Colorado Ave east of Folsom stadium and along University Ave west of Macky.

RTD Bus

Park elsewhere and catch the HOP to campus

International Film Series

(Originally called The University Film Commission)
Established 1941 by James Sandoe.

First Person Cinema

(Originally called The Experimental Cinema Group)
Established 1955 by Carla Selby, Gladney Oakley, Bruce Conner and Stan Brakhage.

C.U. Film Program

(AKA The Rocky Mountain Film Center)
First offered degrees in filmmaking and critical studies in 1989 under the guidance of Virgil Grillo.

C.U. Department of Cinema Studies & Moving Image Arts

Established 2017 by Chair Ernesto Acevedo-Muñoz.

 

Low-Fi Sci Fi: (((Dark Star)))

Intro by Alex Cox • Muenzinger Auditorium

Low-Fi Sci Fi: (((Dark Star)))
Carpenter's fondly remembered first feature, which the director himself described as 'One big optical - Waiting for Godot in space'. Four bombed-out astronauts journey endlessly through the galaxy, whiling away the time with jokes, sunlamp treatment, personal diaries on videotape, and games with their own pet alien. Arguably the last great hippy movie with its jokey references to drugs, the Absurd and California surfing (one crew member makes it back to earth on an improvised board), it also anticipates the sci-fi vogue of the '70s (Alien and Carpenter's own gem The Fog) as well as taking a healthy sideswipe at the pretensions of 2001. Sheer delight. — Time Out London

Low-Fi Sci Fi: (((Dark Star)))

Fri November 14, 2014, 7:30 only, Muenzinger Auditorium

USA, 1974, in English, Color, 83 min, 1.85 : 1 • official site

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