One of the greatest films of science fiction’s classic era, George Pal’s adaptation of H.G. Wells’ THE TIME MACHINE has entranced audiences of all ages for over fifty years. At the turn of the 20th century, inventor George tries to tell his friends that he has invented a time machine, but they are skeptical. George travels alone to the year 802,701 where mankind has split into the peaceful but ignorant Eloi and the monstrous subterranean Morlocks. When he learns that the Morlocks have been dragging the Eloi underground to use as food, George mounts a brave rescue. Will he ever make it back to his own time?
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Widescreen Wednesdays Series – Traveling Through Time
Join faculty and students from the School of Theatre, Film & Television as we take a cinematic journey through time…from Ancient Greece to World War II, to the distant future!
Over the course of the year, we will watch science fiction and fantasy classics from the ’60s, ’70s, and ’80s – films about time travel that will thrill you, make you laugh, and make you think. The Widescreen Wednesdays series features not only the screening of a complete feature film, but a lively and informative introduction to each film by a UA professor. Plus, a student from the BFA Film & Television program will present one of his or her short films!