Home » *Top Pick*, Movies, Theater & Performance

“Aelita: Queen of Mars” Free Film Screening w/ Live Piano | SF

Dang! This event has already taken place.
>> Want to see our Top Picks for this week instead?
Saturday, February 15, 2020 - 2:00 pm to 4:30 pm | Cost: FREE
San Francisco Main Public Library | 100 Larkin St, San Francisco, CA 94102


Come hear acclaimed concert pianist Frederick Hodges accompany a screening of the classic silent science fiction film, Aelita: Queen of Mars. Famous for its flamboyant constructivist Martian sets and costumes, this big budget 1924 film by Soviet director Yakov Protazanov presents the story of a young man, Los, who unexpectedly travels to Mars, falls in love with the Martian queen, and participates in a revolt of Martian workers against their overlords.

This free screening takes place at 2:00 p.m. in the Main Library’s Latino Hispanic/Room (Lower Level).

Don’t miss this exciting evening of film and live music.

In Russian with English subtitles. Live piano accompaniment and introductory remarks by Frederick Hodges. 112 minutes.

Presented as part of SFPL’s SF By the Bay celebration of Science Fiction and Fantasy in the Bay Area. More info: sfpl.org/sf-by-the-bay

Disclaimer: Please double check event information with the event organizer as events can be canceled, details can change after they are added to our calendar, and errors do occur.


Free / Learn More


Cost: FREE
Categories: *Top Pick*, Movies, Theater & Performance
Address: 100 Larkin St, San Francisco, CA 94102

Facebook comments: