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Coinciding with the 50th anniversary of Earth Day, Good Planets Are Hard to Find is a film series that celebrates speculative film narratives about environmental devastation, ecosystems and their inhabitants, and survival in the face of ecological collapse.

Each film in the five-part series touches on a different environmental theme, from dystopian ecological collapse to the potential for a harmonious future. In addition to film screenings, the series will include programs and speakers related to environmental destruction and conservation.

CAMPOUT CINEMA:
SNOWPIERCER

Snowpiercer

Event date  Friday, April 17, 2020 TBD
Event time  7pm | 6pm doors
Event location  Sky Church @ MoPOP
Ages  21+ only

Rated R 126 mins Directed by Bong Joon Ho 2013

In a future where a failed climate-change experiment has killed all life except for the lucky few who boarded the Snowpiercer, a train that travels around the globe, a new class system emerges.

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REEL DARK:
DUNE

Dune

Event date  Friday, May 22, 2020
Event time  7pm | 6pm doors
Event location  JBL Theater @ MoPOP
Ages  21+ only

Rated PG-13 137 mins Directed by David Lynch 1984

A Duke's son leads desert warriors against the galactic emperor and his father's evil nemesis when they assassinate his father and free their desert world from the emperor's rule.

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REEL DARK:
PLANET OF THE APES (1968)

Planet of the Apes

Event date  Saturday, June 20, 2020
Event time  7pm | 6pm doors
Event location  JBL Theater @ MoPOP
Ages  21+ only

Rated G 112 mins Directed by Franklin J. Shaffner 1968

An astronaut crew crash-lands on a planet in the distant future where intelligent talking apes are the dominant species, and humans are the oppressed and enslaved.

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CAMPOUT CINEMA: MAD MAX: FURY ROAD

Mad Max: Fury Road

Event date  Sunday, January 26, 2020
Event time  7pm | 6pm doors
Event location  Sky Church @ MoPOP
Ages  21+ only

Rated R 120 mins Directed by George Miller 2015

In a post-apocalyptic wasteland, a woman rebels against a tyrannical ruler in search for her homeland with the aid of a group of female prisoners, a psychotic worshiper, and a drifter named Max.

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MoPOP MATINEE: PRINCESS MONONOKE

Princess Mononoke

Event date  Sunday, February 16, 2020
Event time  2pm | 1pm doors
Event location  JBL Theater @ MoPOP
Ages  All ages

Rated PG-13 134 mins Directed by Hayao Miyazaki 1997  Subtitled

On a journey to find the cure for a Tatarigami's curse, Ashitaka finds himself in the middle of a war between the forest gods and Tatara, a mining colony. In this quest he also meets San, the Mononoke Hime. 

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ABOUT Movies at MoPOP

Campout Cinema

Campout Cinema is MoPOP’s version of the outdoor movie experience, hosted in our very own Sky Church. Featuring diverse film screenings and themed programming, Campout Cinema invites audiences to bring their sleeping bags, blankets, and pillows for a laid back evening of film-themed food and drink, photo ops, and more.


MoPOP Matinee

Explore a wide variety of films best enjoyed in an intimate, traditional theater setting in MoPOP’s JBL Theater. These family-friendly events are free with General Admission to the museum and an RSVP.


Reel Dark

Catch a movie in MoPOP’s JBL Theater, enjoy themed drinks and snacks, and deepen your moviegoing experience with live performances, in-depth discussions, and more.


PAST FILM SCREENINGS

MoPOP Celebrates Horror Film

CAMPOUT CINEMA:
28 DAYS LATER

28 Days Later

Event date  Friday, October 4, 2019
Event time  7pm | 6pm doors
Event location  Sky Church @ MoPOP
Ages  21+ only

Be thankful for everything, for soon there will be nothing...

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MoPOP MATINEE:
Little Shop of Horrors

Little Shop of Horrors

Event date  Sunday, October 13, 2019
Event time  2pm | 1pm doors
Event location  JBL Theater @ MoPOP
Ages  All ages

A classic tale of boy meets plant, plant survives on human blood, and everybody sings.

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CAMPOUT CINEMA: THE FLY

The Fly

Event date  Sunday, October 20, 2019
Event time  7pm | 6pm doors
Event location  Sky Church @ MoPOP
Ages  21+ only

A passionate scientist tests his teleportation device on himself, but a housefly slips in during the experiment. Things get flesh-crawlingly insectile.

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Celebrating the films
of Keanu Reeves

The hair. The smile. The inimitable line delivery. Here at MoPOP, we’re big Keanu fans and we’re celebrating our love with a film series showcasing some of his most memorable performances, including:

• Bram Stoker’s Dracula
• Constantine
• Bill and Ted’s Excellent Adventure
• The Matrix

Reel Dark: Constantine

Constantine

Event date Friday, November 8, 2019
Event time 7pm | 6pm doors
Event location JBL Theater @ MoPOP
Ages 21+ only

“You see them, they see you.” Constantine is a detective with a special beat — he sends demons back to hell. Screened as part of our Keanu Reeves film series.

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MoPOP MATINEE:
Bill & Ted's Excellent Adventure

Bill & Ted's Excellent Adventure

Event date Sunday, December 8, 2019
Event time 2pm | 1pm doors
Event location JBL Theater @ MoPOP
Ages All ages

Bill and Ted are best buds. And friends who stay together…almost flunk history together. After encountering a time traveler from a distant future, the boys get a history lesson better than any book could provide. This special 30th anniversary screening is part of our Keanu Reeves film series.

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CAMPOUT CINEMA: THE MATRIX

The Matrix

Event date Sunday, December 22, 2019
Event time 7pm | 6pm doors
Event location Sky Church @ MoPOP
Ages 21+ only

After an encounter with a little red pill, Neo’s wakes up to a life of leather trench coats, martial arts, and sinister truths. This special 20th anniversary screening is part of our Keanu Reeves film series.

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