Program / Space Festival

Space Travel Sci-Fi Style

May 16 & May 18, 2019

Space Travel, Sci-Fi Style

A playful talk where we’ll watch clips from sci-fi films both thought provoking and ridiculous, test our knowledge of space travel and determine which fictions of the future we might like to bring into being. Come fly with us where ‘man’ has never gone before.

Collaborator Profile

Sarah Hotchkiss

Sarah Hotchkiss is a San Francisco-based artist and arts writer. She watches a lot of science fiction, which she reviews in the semi-regular publication Sci-Fi Sundays. She is the visual arts editor for KQED.

Space Travel, Sci-Fi Style- A playful talk in the Kanbar Forum. We’ll watch clips from sci-fi films both thought-provoking and ridiculous, test our knowledge of space travel and determine which fictions of the future we might like to bring into being. Come fly with us where ‘man’ has never gone before.

In a lively critique of sci-fi films that imagine the adventures of humans in space, Sarah Hotchkiss asks audiences to examine how movies shape our visions of the future. We’ll watch clips from films both thought-provoking and ridiculous, test our knowledge of space travel sci-fi and determine which fictions we might like to bring into being