The Museum of the Moving Image in Queens, New York will be celebrating the 40th anniversary of “Superman: The Movie” by screening the film over three nights in November.
The 35mm 143 minute version of the 1978 film will screen on November 10, 11 and 12 at 11.00am each day at Redstone Theater.
Richard Donner’s Superman origin-story film, starring Christopher Reeve in the role of Superman, is celebrating its 40th anniversary. To spare their infant son from the destruction of Krypton, Superman’s parents send him on a spaceship to earth. Adopted by the Kents, the future Superman spends his youth as the nerdy, but incredibly strong and fast, Clark Kent. After moving to Metropolis he must find a balance between his super powers and living a normal life, while trying to win the love of reporter Lois Lane (Margot Kidder). Recommended ages 8 and up.
Tickets are $15 for adults, $11 for seniors and students, $9 kids 3–17, and free for children under 3. Order tickets online.