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WKMS & Cinema International Present Sci-Fi Friday Film: Blade Runner

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Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep?

Find out when WKMS teams up with MSU's Cinema International to host a one-night showing of science fiction cult-classic Blade Runner. We'll be showing "The Final Cut." 

Join us for a free showing and a celebration of science in the Curris Center Theatre on campus: Friday, September 11 at 7:30 p.m.

From the Cinema International Poster:

The mystic, paranoid and brilliant imagination of Philip K. Dick helped expand the possibilities of serious science fiction. Blade Runner is the greatest movie ever adapted from one of his books - overlooked in its 1982 release, it has since developed a cult following among those fascinated by its bleak, yet stylish vision of the future, and the way it captures how technology blurs the line between reality and artificiality. In the story, Rick Deckard (Harrison Ford) hunts for robotic "replicants" who pass as humans, and he starts to question the boundaries of the reality he's always accepted. Part hard-boiled detective movie, part 1980s new wave spectacle, part science fiction mystery, Blade Runner is as impossible to characterize as it is profoundly memorable. It "creates a compelling fantasy world, a disturbing future as near to us as our nightmares." - Richard Corliss, Time.

See Cinema International's fall schedule (.pdf)

Matt Markgraf joined the WKMS team as a student in January 2007. He's served in a variety of roles over the years: as News Director March 2016-September 2019 and previously as the New Media & Promotions Coordinator beginning in 2011. Prior to that, he was a graduate and undergraduate assistant. He is currently the host of the international music show Imported on Sunday nights at 10 p.m.
Asia Burnett is WKMS Station Manager.
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