Forbidden Planet – film screening

Join us for the second movie in our afternoon series of cult sci-fi screenings.

Event details

Events and Exhibitions

Date & time

28 November 2020

2pm to 4pm


National Archives of Australia
National Office
Kings Avenue, Parkes
ACT 2600


$5 (or $4.50 for NAA members)

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.