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Want to see some films shot right here in Dallas? How about some shot right here on the SMU Campus?

Fondren Library AV Bi-Annual Film Festival
B-Movies Shot in Big D

Co-Sponsored by
Fondren Library Center Media Collection &
the Friends of the SMU Libraries

Admission is FREE
Wednesday, October 29th & Thursday, October 30th
7:00pm – 10:00pm
McCord Auditorium – 306 Dallas Hall
3225 University Blvd. – On the campus of SMU
Free Parking is located in the lot on Daniel Blvd. – just off Hillcrest Ave.

Program Details:

Wednesday, October 29th – 7:00pm Introduction by Dr. Rick Worland

7:15pm Logan’s Run
In the year 2274, everyone lives a wonderful life until they’re 30 years old– then they’re executed.

9:15pm Amazing Transparent Man
A crazed scientist who, hoping to create the perfect henchman, renders a crook invisible.
Unfortunately, the unseen underling has dastardly plans of his own.

Thursday, October 30th
7:15pm Gas!, or, It Became Necessary to Destroy the World in Order to Save It
Introduction by Dr. Sean Griffin
Gas-s-s-s: A deadly gas kills everyone over the age of 25 leaving the earth to a variety of
young football fascists and demented dictators and utopia searching hippies.

9:00pm Mars Needs Women – Introduction by Dr. Kevin Heffernan
For three days, mysterious radio signals are received at the U.S. Decoding Center, which are decoded to read: “Mars needs women.” Soon, a Martian named DOP appears and requests Earth women for breeding Martians; DOP warns that if Earth resists, it will be destroyed.

We look forward to seeing you at the festival. For information please contact Lisa Wall, Acquisitions & AV Collection Development – Fondren Library Center at 214-768-4397 or