“Cuaron fulfills the promise of futuristic fiction.” - Roger Ebert, Chicago Sun-Times

“It’s a wow.” - David Edelstein, New York Magazine/Vulture

Tuesday, April 9, 6:00 p.m. | Alfonso Cuarón's CHILDREN OF MEN is set in a bleak, near-future England in which global economies have collapsed and an unprecedented migrant crisis has emerged. Compounding the crisis is the fact of human infertilityno human babies have been born in 18 years. A small group of determined activists fights to protect the future of humanity.

Awards & Nominations

Nominee - Best Adapted Screenplay, Best Achievement in Cinematography, Best Achievement in Film Editing, Academy Awards
Winner - Best Science Fiction Film, Academy of Science Fiction, Fantasy Horror Films
Nominee - Golden Lion, Venice Film Festival

Cli-Fi Lecture SeriesThis series will screen a wide range of historical and contemporary Cli-Fi films, including science fiction, narrative, and experimental films, as well as blockbusters, in order to explore how they encourage us to see, understand, and respond to the escalating crisis of climate change. All screenings followed by lecture from Shawn Michelle Smith and Oliver Sann. View full series.

The Film Center is ADA accessible. This presentation will be projected without open captions. The theater is hearing-loop equipped. For accessibility requests, please email filmcenter@saic.edu