AVATAR at Cinematheque

avatar_posterLocation: The Aero Theatre, 1328 Montana Avenue, Santa Monica, CA 90403

Description: The American Cinematheque presents a screening of James Cameron's science fiction epic, a ground-breaking technical tour-de-force in terms of motion-capture and 3-D.

Tickets: $13 General, $11 Student/Senior, $9 Member.

2009, 20th Century Fox, 162 min, USA. Director James Cameron reinvents 3-D, science fiction and the Hollywood epic in this film that quickly became the most successful movie of all time upon its release in 2009. Sam Worthington stars as Jake, a paraplegic soldier who operates an "avatar" to explore the biosphere of the planet Pandora, a potential site for mining and corporate exploitation. Before long, Jake falls in love with one of the planet's inhabitants and realizes that preserving Pandora's natural resources is a cause worth fighting for. With Zoe Saldana, Sigourney Weaver. Screening format: DCP | No passes accepted for this or any specially-priced program.

Date: August 31, 2012, at 7:30pm

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