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FLiCX: Buckaroo Banzai

Posted by on Monday, September 12, 2016 in Archives, News.

Science on Screen: The Adventures of Buckaroo Banzai across the 8th Dimension

Tuesday, Sept 13, 2016,  7:15 p.m. – 9:45 p.m.
Belcourt Theatre
2102 Belcourt Avenue, Nashville, TN 37212

Dir. W.D. Richter  |USA  |1984  |103 min.  |PG  |35mm

Thomas Weiler, professor of physics, will lead the post-screening discussion on time travel and extra dimensional geometry.

  • Limit one non-Vanderbilt guest
  • Vanderbilt folks must RSVP for themselves

Participants who commit to remaining through post-screening discussion, and to checking in with the FLiCX administrator by no later than 7:15pm, may RSVP on this page (below in the right hand column) for tickets purchased by the Dean of Students office.  Please change your RSVP status, if your plans change!

Physicist. Brain Surgeon. Test Pilot. Rock Star. Buckaroo Banzai (Peter Weller) and his band/crime-fighting team The Hong Kong Cavaliers try to save the world from the inter-dimensional aliens Red Lectroids from Planet 10 and mad scientist Dr. Emilio Lizardo (John Lithgow).

This program will end after dark. Please make plans ahead of the event for returning to the camps (or wherever you are going) safely.

Interested in watching films with other students and faculty members at Belcourt Theatre on Tuesday? RSVP on Anchor Link at