"Things to Come," adapted by H.G. Wells, to be screened November 20, 2015

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Still from film "Things to Come" (1936)

ALBANY, NY (11/05/2015)(readMedia)-- THINGS TO COME (United Kingdom, 1936, 100 minutes, b/w, directed by William Cameron Menzies) will be shown on Friday, November 20, 2015 at 7:30 p.m. in Page Hall, 135 Western Avenue, on the University at Albany's downtown campus. Sponsored by the New York State Writers Institute as part of its Classic Film Series, the screening is free and open to the public.

The human race blunders into a future of pointless world war and rampant plague-but hope endures in this 1936 epic adapted for the screen by sci-fi master H. G. Wells from his 1933 novel. The film is directed by William Cameron Menzies, one of Hollywood's greatest art directors and production designers, responsible for GONE WITH THE WIND and other classics.

For additional information contact the Writers Institute at 518-442-5620 or online at http://www.albany.edu/writers-inst.