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Please be advised: the Museum will be open on Wednesday, June 19, 12:00–6:00 p.m. for the Juneteenth holiday.


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.