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WELCOME! to another Movies at MoPOP lineup that will shock and awe even your most skeptical non-sentient vacuums. We’re offering a carefully curated selection of films at in-person Campout Cinema events.

With our new series, “Does This Unit Have a Soul?” we’ll celebrate classic sci-fi cinema with a focus on artificial intelligence and sentient machinery.

PAST SCREENINGS


Videodrome

VIDEODROME

Event date  Saturday, October 15
Event time  7:00pm
Event location  MoPOP's Sky Church
Ages  Age 21+
 •   Members $11 | Regular $14

Rated R | 87 mins. | Dir. David Cronenberg | 1983

“The television screen is the retina of the mind’s eye.”

The television can be a great way to escape from reality. TV station president Max Renn is always looking to get ahead of the competition. When he comes across Videodrome, a signal broadcasting snuff films for the masses, the division of reality and screen begin to blur.


Minority Report

MINORITY REPORT

20-year anniversary screening

Event date  Saturday, August 27
Event time  7:00pm
Event location  MoPOP's Sky Church
Ages  Age 21+
 •   Members $11 | Regular $14

Rated PG-13 | 145 mins. | Dir. Steven Spielberg | 2002

“I’m tired. I’m tired of the future.”

In a future where a complex neural network can predict the outcome of crimes before they occur, people don’t die from murder. Would-be killers spend their sentences in stasis. Tom Cruise plays John Anderton, head of the Precrime unit, who has complete faith in the sentient Precogs who run the system… until they turn their calculations on him.


TRON 40th Anniversary + Member Pre-Party

MoPOP members are invited to get extra funky before our 40th anniversary screening of TRON. Grab your favorite spot in Sky Church, hang out with your fellow pop culture peeps in the lounge, and enjoy some free snacks and special giveaways before doors open to the public.

Party like it’s 1982.


40-year anniversary screening + Member Pre-Party for TRON 

Event date  Sunday, December 4
Event time  7:00pm | Member Pre-Party at 6:00pm
Event location  MoPOP's Sky Church + Lounge
Ages  Age 21+
 •   Members $11 | Regular $14

Rated PG | 96 mins. | Dir. Steven Lisberger | 1982

“On the other side of the screen, it all looks so easy.”

Formerly the software engineer for a big computer company named ENCOM, Jeff Bridges plays Kevin Flynn. Flynn tries to hack into his old company’s system, but the Master Control Program has other ideas.

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PACIFIC RIM

Event date  Friday, November 18
Event time  7:00pm
Event location  MoPOP's Sky Church
Ages  Age 21+
 •   Members $11 | Regular $14

Rated PG-13 | 131 mins. | Dir. Guillermo del Toro | 2013

“Today, we are cancelling the apocalypse.”

Giant sea monsters from another dimension threaten life on Earth by opening a portal into the Pacific Ocean. Jaegers are giant mechs mentally linked to their pilots and may be humanity’s last hope.


COSTUME AND WEAPON POLICIES

WEAPONS

All weapons, including concealed firearms, are strictly prohibited 

 

BAGS AND BACKPACKS

The Museum’s galleries have limited space. Backpacks and large bags pose a hazard to artifacts and documents on display. Please plan ahead and leave your large bags and backpacks at home. Small bags and backpacks may be allowed in the museum. Bags larger than 20 x 13 must be checked in to the museum's coat check area for museum events.

 

UMBRELLAS

Umbrellas may not be carried in gallery spaces. Please check umbrellas at coat check

 

COSTUMES

• Costumes must fit through a single doorway (less than 85.5-inches tall X 35-inches wide)

• Costumes cannot include: pyrotechnics, fire, smoke, steam, fog, helium balloons, et cetera and are subject to MoPOP building policies

• No nudity, lewd, or offensive costumes 

• No full or partial body paint in place of clothing 

• Photo identification may be required for guests with face concealing paint, prosthetics, or masks

COSTUME WEAPONS

• Functional weapons are strictly prohibited

• Costume weapons must be inspected at the security station located at the event's entrance and must conform to state and federal law

• Projectile costume weapons must be rendered inoperable

• Costume swords must be tied to the costume so that they cannot be drawn

• Costume weapons will be tagged with a wristband after security's inspection

• Individuals not willing to have their costume weapons inspected or tagged, or are not willing to comply with the above, will be asked to leave the premises

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