Close Encounters of the Third Kind: Director’s Cut

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Close Encounters of the Third Kind: Director’s Cut

  1. Saturday, September 10, 2016 3:00 p.m.
Still image from the film Close Encounters Of The Third Kind
Steven Spielberg’s 1977 science-fiction classic captures the wonder and terror of encountering the unknown. Starring Richard Dreyfus and featuring music by John Williams, the film was a box-office success, and Ray Bradbury named it as his favorite science-fiction film. Nominated for eight Academy Awards®, Close Encounters remains a milestone in modern filmmaking: visually striking, funny and playful, mysterious, unsettling, and curious in its exploration of one of humankind’s most profound and anticipated events: alien contact. (35mm. Presentation)