Double Feature: Conquest of the Planet of the Apes and Battle for the Planet of the Apes

Wednesday, February 28, 2018 at 7:00pm

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

Double Feature: Conquest of the Planet of the Apes and Battle for the Planet of the Apes

ADMISSION:
Admission is free. Reservations required. RSVP at http://cinema.usc.edu/ConquestBattle.

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 of the conclusion of the original Planet of the Apes franchise with Conquest of the Planet of the Apes and Battle for the Planet of the Apes.

7 p.m.: Conquest of the Planet of the Apes (1972)
Directed by J. Lee Thompson
Running time: 88 minutes
35mm print provided courtesy of 20th Century Fox
In a futuristic world that has embraced ape slavery, Caesar, the son of the late simians Cornelius and Zira, surfaces after almost twenty years of hiding out from the authorities, and prepares for a slave revolt against humanity.

8:45 p.m.: Battle for the Planet of the Apes (1973)
Directed by J. Lee Thompson
Running time: 93 minutes
35mm print provided courtesy of 20th Century Fox
One decade after a worldwide series of ape revolutions and a brutal nuclear war among humans, Caesar must protect survivors of both species from an insidious human cult and a militant ape faction alike.

There will be a 15-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: Beneath the Planet of the Apes and Escape from the Planet of the Apes
Tuesday, February 20, 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 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

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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