An invisible man, a shrinking man, and an Extra-Terrestrial!
The Invisible Man, 11am, Kendle Kidd Performance Hall – Based on the novel by H.G. Wells, this film stars Claude Rains as an egomaniacal scientist driven mad by his own discovery.
Mad Love, 1pm, Kendle Kidd Performance Hall – Peter Lorre is particularly creepy in this 1930s film of a doctor who will stop at nothing to gain the heart of the woman he loves.
The Incredible Shrinking Man, 3pm, Kendle Kidd Performance Hall - This Jack Arnold directed film captures both the physical and emotional toll exacted upon a man slowly shrinking away.
Thunderbirds are Go, 1:30, Philanthropy Theatre – Supermarionation! Based on the 1960s British TV series, Thunderbirds are Go stars marionette puppets brilliantly manipulated and has spawned a cult following.
The Illusionist, 3:30, Philanthropy Theatre – Nominated for best animated feature film, this charming French tale of a traveling magician takes its inspiration from the French actor and mime Jacques Tati.
L’Avventura, 6:30, Philanthropy Theatre – This Italian art house mystery and romance won the Jury Prize at the Cannes Film Festival in 1960.
Film Talk: E.T. The Extra Terrestrial, 6pm, Camino Real Dome Bar – Join film aficionado Jay Duncan for a discussion of this family favorite.
E.T. The Extra Terrestrial, 7pm, Kendle Kidd Performance Hall – The universal story of a child bringing home a lost puppy gets a twist in this Steven Spielberg directed hit from 1982. Nominated for 9 Oscars, and winner of 4, E.T. surpassed Star Wars to become the highest-grossing film of its time and launched the career of then child actor Drew Barrymore. E.T. will be preceded by a screening of the newly restored short from George Melies’ A Trip to the Moon.