Double Feature: Beneath the Planet of the Apes and Escape from the Planet of the Apes

Tuesday, February 20, 2018 at 7:00pm

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Ray Stark Family Theatre (SCA)
900 West 34th Street, Los Angeles, CA 90089

Double Feature: Beneath the Planet of the Apes and Escape from the Planet of the Apes

ADMISSION:

Admission is free. Reservations required. RSVP at http://cinema.uscedu/BeneathEscape.

DESCRIPTION:
The 1968 sci-fi satire Planet of the Apes has traversed decades of American popular culture, reflecting changes in society, politics, Hollywood, and audience tastes. In celebration of the 50th anniversary of Planet of the Apes, the USC School of Cinematic Arts and 20th Century Fox will host a film retrospective and exhibit featuring props, costumes, models, and artwork to offer a broad yet intimate perspective on the evolution and enduring popularity of the Apes universe. Join us for a double feature from the Planet of the Apes franchise with Beneath the Planet of the Apes and Escape from the Planet of the Apes.

7 p.m.: Beneath the Planet of the Apes (1970)
Directed by Ted Post
Running time: 95 minutes
35mm print provided courtesy of 20th Century Fox
In this acclaimed sequel, an astronaut crashes through the time barrier searching for the missing Taylor. The daring rescue leads to a subterranean city where mutant humans, who practice mind control, worship a weapon capable of destroying the entire planet.

8:45 p.m.: Escape from the Planet of the Apes (1971)
Directed by Don Taylor
Running time: 98 minutes
35mm print provided courtesy of 20th Century Fox
The world is shocked by the appearance of three talking chimpanzees, who arrive mysteriously in a U.S. spacecraft. They become the toast of society, but one man believes them to be a threat to the human race.

There will be a 10-minute intermission between films.

Related Events:
Planet of the Apes 50th Anniversary Screening and Legacy Panel
Friday, February 9, at 7 p.m.
The Frank Sinatra Hall at the Eileen Norris Cinema Theatre Complex
For more info, click here.

Double Feature: Conquest of the Planet of the Apes and Battle for the Planet of the Apes
Wednesday, February 28, at 7 p.m.
The Ray Stark Family Theatre, School of Cinematic Arts 108
For more info, click here.

Presented by USC Visions and Voices: The Arts and Humanities Initiative. Organized by Organized by the USC School of Cinematic Arts and 20th Century Fox.

Event Type

Arts, Film Screening, Student Life

Audience

Students, Alumni, Faculty/Staff

Campus

University Park Campus

Tags

Visions and Voices, School of Cinematic Arts, visionsandvoices, employees

Website

http://visionsandvoices.usc.edu/event...

Cost

Admission is free. Reservations required.

Department
Visions and Voices: The Arts and Humanities Initiative
Hashtag

#visionsandvoices

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