Nerd Night #55: EPSF Sci-Fi Movie Night – Passengers

Nerd Night: EPSF Sci-Fi Movie Night – Passengers

Sunday, September 18, 2022 @ 12:00pm

In the far future, space exploration technologies have advanced enough to create an interstellar spaceship to transport over 5000 people to live on a new planet. You are one of those people, sleeping peacefully in suspended animation during the 120 yr journey. A computer malfunction wakes you up 90 years too early. You realize you are the only one awake, all alone…. What do you do?

‘Passengers’ (2016) takes a look at this imagined future, exploring “fascinations and perils of interstellar travel” (How realistic is the Intestellar Ship from ‘Passengers’?) and asks viewers to consider the possibilities, moral and ethical dimension of such a reality. Join us to watch ‘Passengers’, a film that brings science fiction and romance at the forefront of space exploration. The film, deemed as brilliant for bringing to light the ethical conundrum of space exploration and the beauty of the vast unknown, is one you’d surely want to see. Winner, Arts Director Guild Excellence in Production Design; Two time Academy Award Nominee.

At this special Nerd Night event not only will you get to enjoy the entertainment of the film, but you will have the opportunity to join in the discussions with expert moderators (listed below).

Representative from NASA Goddard, Artemis Project
Dr. Reyes Espinosa, UTEP (Space Ethics perspective


September 18, 2022
TIME 12:00P.M. – 3:00 P.M.

Alamo Drafthouse Cinema – Montecillo


**All Nerd Night events follow current CDC guidelines.  We encourage our Nerd Night guests to keep their distant from others that are not of your party. We appreciate your help in keeping our community safe and healthy. 

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