Presented alongside the National Archives exhibition Out of This World.
In the 23rd century, an intrepid crew sets out to distant planet Altair IV to discover the fate of an earlier expedition. What are the secrets of the forbidden planet, and can they escape with their lives?
Forbidden Planet remains an influential icon of sci-fi, having inspired countless movies and television shows.
The movie will be accompanied by a short film from the National Archives' collection.
Tickets are $5 (or $4.50 for NAA members) and include your choice of wine, beer or non-alcoholic beverage. Delicious snacks are available for purchase at Cafe Constitution.
Forbidden Planet is rated PG-13.