During the next few months, A Trip to the Moon (dir. Georges Méliès) restored to its original 1902 colors and featuring a new soundtrack by the band AIR will be making on-screen appearances along with Lobster Films’ The Extraordinary Voyage (2011), the 78-minute documentary about the film’s original production and recent landmark restoration.
Flicker Alley is pleased to bring the original hand-painted color version of Georges Méliès’ masterpiece, A Trip to the Moon(1902), to home video 110 years after its first release. (Click here to purchase the DVD)
Georges Méliès, one of the celebrated heroes of Martin Scorsese’s new movie Hugo, was a master of cinematic invention and enchantment.
Along with the DVD release, the film will be touring the country. Below is a list of current dates and cities:
April 13 – Athens, OH – Athens Film Festival
April 13-14 – Washington DC – AFI
April 14 – Avondale Estates, GA – Academy Theatre – *A TRIP TO THE MOON only!
April 15 – Los Angeles, CA – TCM Classic Film Festival – Special program “A Trip to the Moon and Other Travels” hosted by Serge Bromberg, includes Méliès’ A Trip to the Moon (1902), another film by Méliès, After the Ball (1916), and other silent delights, A Trip Down Market Street (1906), San Francisco After the Catastrophe (1906), and a Buster Keaton short, The Love Nest (1923)
April 18 – Philadelphia, PA – International House
April 18 – Columbus, OH – Wexner Center for the Arts
April 18 – Los Angeles, CA – COL-COA (“A Week of French Film Premieres in Hollywood”)
April 26 – Memphis, TN – Memphis Brooks Museum of Art
April 28 – Fresno, CA – Fresno Filmworks/ Fresno Film Festival
May 17 – Tucson, AZ – The Loft Cinema
May 20 – Honolulu, HI – Honolulu Museum of Art – *A TRIP TO THE MOON only!
May 31 – Boulder, CO – Boulder Public Library
September 22 – Denver, CO – Denver Silent Film Festival