A Trip To The Moon & The Extraordinary Voyage

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Saturday March 3 and Saturday March 4 at 12:30 PM.

A TRIP TO THE MOON (1902)
by George Méliès
France – 16 mins – Original colored version –
New Musical Score by Air

Sourced from a hand-painted color version of Méliès’ masterpiece that had been considered lost for decades, A TRIP TO THE MOON has been fully restored and is presented with a new score by the French band Air (Virgin Suicides).

This restoration version premiered at the Cannes Film Festival in 2011 and made a worldwide tour of international festivals including Telluride, Pordenone, Rotterdam, and the MoMA Festival of Film Preservation.  Now, one of the most technically sophisticated and expensive restorations in film history, A TRIP TO THE MOON can thrill cinema-goers in its original 1902 colors.

presented with

THE EXTRAORDINARY VOYAGE
a documentary by Serge Bromberg & Eric Lange
Featuring interviews w/ Tom Hanks, Michel Gondry, Jean-Pierre Jeunet, Michel Hazanavicus, and Martin Scorsese.
France – 63 mins – English & French w/ subtitles

Chronicles the journey of A Trip to the Moon from the fantastical Méliès’ production in 1902 to the astonishing rediscovery of a nitrate print in color in 1993, to the premiere of the new restoration on the opening night of the Cannes Film Festival in 2011.

 


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