This coming weekend at the Packard Campus Theater (19053 Mt. Pony Road / Culpeper, VA)
Anyone interested in experiencing a nostalgia for the future should be sure to come this weekend to the Packard Campus Theater where we continue our month-long look at “futuristic” films that we have now passed by.
“High Treason” (1929) Friday, September 9, 2022 (7:30pm)
Continued war, an extended alcohol prohibition and a rail tunnel under the English Channel. This early talkie (also released as a silent) got some of it right and some not so much. B&W, 95 minutes. Set in the year: 1945.
“Back to the Future, Part II” (1989) Saturday, September 10, 2022 (2pm)
Marty McFly leaves the 1980s to avert disaster in his future children’s lives in the 21st Century. Color, 108 minutes. Set in the year: 2015.
“Strange Days” (1995) Saturday, September 10, 2022 (7:30pm)
This film depicted a future just four years away with a war in the street of Los Angeles. Color, 145 minutes. Set in the year: 1999.