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Film: When Worlds Collide (1951)

Publication date: Dec 17, 2013 7:53:03 PM

Start: Jan 21, 2014 6:30:00 PM

Location: UCL Anatomy Building, JZ Young Lecture Theatre

Film Night When Worlds Collidespacer

Another Film Night at the Grant Museum (link). 

Date: 21st January 

Time: 6.30pm-9pm

Location: J.Z. Young Theatre, Anatomy Building, University College London, Gower Street, WC1E 6BT

Price: Free

Age group: Adults

When a distant star is discovered to be on a collision course with the Earth, the end of the world looks near, very near, merely eight months away. The only possible solution- build a giant spaceship to take the lucky few (and some sheep) to the newly discovered planet of Zyra in the hope to save our species from extinction. What could possibly go wrong?

Historian of Biology and film-buff Professor Joe Cain (UCL Science and Technology Studies) will introduce the film which is followed by a free drinks reception in the Museum. 

This event is free and there is no need to book.

About the series (link).

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