“Iconic from the get-go.” - Bill Webber, Slant

“More thoughtful and restrained than most sci-fi of the period, THE DAY THE EARTH STOOD STILL has aged better than almost all of its peers.” - Steven D. Greydanus, Decent Films

June 3 & 12 | All of humanity is stunned when a UFO lands on Earth bearing a message: live peacefully or be destroyed. An influential classic of the sci-fi genre, Wise's seminal commentary on the madness of nuclear war is an iconic fusion of space, science and society.

Control.Alt.Delete is presented as part of Science on ScreenⓇ - An initiative of the Coolidge Corner Theatre, with major support from the ALFRED P. SLOAN FOUNDATION. Look for announcements regarding presentations or discussions with science and technology experts. Full program detail can be found at siskelfilmcenter.org/sos

We require proof of full vaccination for all screenings and events at the Film Center. See our full COVID-19 policy and details below.