Screening & Live Event
Invasion of the Body Snatchers
Introduced by Annette Insdorf, author of Philip Kaufman. A book signing will take place
before the screening.
Dir. Philip Kaufman. 1978, 115 mins. With Donald Sutherland, Brooke Adams, Jeff Goldblum, Veronica Cartwright, Leonard Nimoy. Kaufman’s ingenious reimagining of Don Siegel’s 1956 landmark science-fiction film about the horrors of conformity is visually inventive and altogether terrifying. Sutherland and Adams play two likeable San Francisco Department of Health inspectors who begin to suspect their friends and neighbors are being replaced by emotionless pod people. Nasty, witty, and surprisingly moving, Kaufman’s take pulls no punches, right up to the vividly scary ending.
Free with Museum admission.