Revelation Film Festival: First Men in the Moon (1964)


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Friday 12 July | 5.30pm - 9.30pm 

Lunar Lounge 5.30pm - 7.30pm, Screening 7.30pm


Standard | $25
Concession | $22.50
Groups 6+ | $22.50


Friend Members receive 15% off ticket pricing for this event.

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Prepare for a journey through time and space with our special double feature event: A screening of the cult classic 'First Men in the Moon' (1964) and To the Moon exhibition.

Kick off your adventure with a drink in hand at our Lunar Lounge pop-up bar, nestled within the captivating exhibition To the Moon. Immerse yourself in a lunar art space where the Moon's ethereal glow captures the imagination of scientists, artists, poets and dreamers.

Then, complete your journey through space and time with a screening of the film 'First Men in the Moon,' featuring the much-loved stop-motion animation of Ray Harryhausen, in Hackett Hall under the iconic Otto the Blue Whale.

In partnership with Revelation Film Festival. Explore the full program here.

Movies Screening: First Men in the Moon

Based on HG Wells’s novel and directed by Nathan Juran, it features incredible stop-motion animation by Ray Harryhausen. This is an SF classic not to be missed. 

Rating: G
Director: Nathan Juran
Genre: Adventure, Sci-Fi
Language: English 
Country of Origin: UK
Duration: 104 minutes
Year: 1964

Important information

Screening and To the Moon exhibition access:

Please note this is an 18+ event.

  • Entry to To the Moon from 5:30pm - 7:30pm.
  • Movie screening: "First Men in the Moon" starts at 7:30pm. Doors open to the pop-up movie theatre 30 minutes prior.
  • Seating: A mix of beanbags and chairs for your comfort.

This event is presented as part of the Lunar Lounge

You might also be interested in our other screening:

You might also be interested in the Revelation Film Festival's screening of "2001: A Space Odyssey" (1968) on Saturday 13 July. Find out more, here. 

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