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Chesley Bonestell: A Brush with the Future

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Presented by Boston SciFilm Festival at Somerville Theatre, Somerville MA

Feb 16
Chesley Bonestell: A Brush with the Future

An “Official Selection” of the 44th Boston Sci-Fi Film Festival and New England Premiere of this multi-award-winning film named Best Documentary at 2018 Comic-Con about “The Father of Space Art” who inspired us to reach for the stars!

Long before satellites would journey to planets and deep-space telescopes would photograph distant galaxies, there was an artist whose dazzling visions of planets and stars would capture the imagination of all who beheld them. Before that, he was an architect working on projects like the Chrysler Building and the Golden Gate Bridge. He would later become a matte painter in Hollywood working on films like Citizen Kane and Destination Moon. Who was this remarkable man? His name was Chesley

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Individual tickets for “Chesley Bonestell: A Brush with the Future” are ON-SALE NOW for $14.25 each through this link. You will need to scroll down the page to our film’s title, enter the number of tickets you wish to purchase and then press a “Checkout” button to pay by credit card. The film screens at the Somerville Theatre in Davis Square on Saturday, February 16th at 3PM. Tickets are on sale through Friday, February 15th but this is a multi-award-winning film and tickets have been known to sell out fast so we suggest buying early.

Contact: 603-593-3610


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Chesley Bonestell: A Brush with the Future is a feature-length documentary running 96 minutes. This special New England Premiere will also feature a Q&A with the film’s Producer/Writer/Director Douglass M. Stewart, Jr. immediately following the film. Audience members are welcome to stay and ask any questions they may have during that time!


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55 Davis Square, Somerville, MA 02145

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