A Trip to the Moon in Color at the Brooks

by - April 24, 2012

THURS, APRIL 26 | 7 pm
A Trip to the Moon (presented with The Extraordinary Voyage)
Director: Georges Méliès
France | 1902 | 79 minutes

One hundred and ten years after its release, the Brooks screens the original hand-painted color version of Georges Méliès’ 1902 masterpiece, A Trip to the Moon. This restoration print of the world's first science fiction film, which features an original soundtrack by the French band AIR, premiered at the 2011 Cannes Film Festival and is making a worldwide tour of international festivals including the MoMA Festival of Film Preservation. The 16-minute film is paired with an hour-long documentary, The Extraordinary Voyage, detailing the most complex and ambitious restoration in the history of cinema. Admission: $6 mem/$8 non-mem/Free for VIP Film Pass holders. Call 901.544.6208 or visit www.brooksmuseum.org/films for more information or to purchase tickets.

An additional screening...

SAT, APRIL 28 | 2 pm
A Trip to the Moon + The Extraordinary Voyage
Director: Georges Méliès
France | 1902 | 79 minutes

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