Sci-Fi Classic Godzilla Kicks off Friday Film Series at UPAC - Daily Hudson Valley News

Sci-Fi Classic Godzilla Kicks off Friday Film Series at UPAC

Oct 23rd, 2012 | By | Category: Entertainment

UPAC KICKS OFF 2012/13 FRIDAY FILM SERIES WITH SCIENCE-FICTION CLASSIC GODZILLA (1954)*

Monster Flick Kicks Off 5th Season of UPAC’s FRIDAY FILM SERIES

MONSTERS GET IN FREE!

The Bardavon will kick-off UPAC’s 5th season of classic films on the big screen with the 1954 Japanese science-fiction film GODZILLA on Friday, November 2 at 7:30 pm, at the Ulster Performing Arts Center (UPAC). All seats are just $6 (Monsters get in free!).

This original Japanese science fiction Kaiju film, directed by Ishirō Honda and featuring special effects by Eiji Tsuburaya, stars Akira Takarada, Momoko Kōchi, Akihiko Hirata and Takashi Shimura. It’s the story of Godzilla, a giant monster mutated by nuclear radiation, who ravages Japan, bringing back the horrors of nuclear devastation to a country that experienced it first hand. It was the first of many Kaiju films released in Japan, paving the way and setting the standard for the genre and future Kaiju films, many of which feature Godzilla. In Japanese with English subtitles. * Godzilla ®, Gojira and the character design are trademarks of Toho Co., Ltd. © 1954 Toho Co., Ltd. All Rights Reserved.

The Kevin & Jessica Ginty Friday Film Series at UPAC continues with: The Blues Brothers (11/16) The Sound of Music (12/14), North By Northwest (2/8), The Breakfast Club (3/15), Young Frankenstein (4/12).

All seats are just $6 and general admission and Monsters are admitted FREE! Tickets are available at:

Bardavon Box Office
35 Market Street
Poughkeepsie
845.473.2072

UPAC Box Office
602 Broadway
Kingston
845.339.6088

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