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July 19. 2014

Video Games: The Movie

Film still: Video Games: The Movie


One screening only!

"A slick, entertaining survey of electronic gaming's history to date"

Video Games: The Movie is an epic feature length documentary chronicling the meteoric rise of video games from nerd niche to multi-billion dollar industry. Featuring in-depth interviews with the godfathers who started it all, the icons of game design, and the geek gurus who are leading us into the future. Video Games: The Movie is a celebration of gaming from Atari to Xbox, and the global culture it has created.

Directed by Jeremy Snead, U.S.A., 2014, 105 mins.


  • Sat., Jul. 19 at 1 pm
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$9 general admission

FREE for Facets Members

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  • John D. & Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation
  • Artworks: National Endowment for the Arts
  • Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences
  • Comer Family Foundation
  • Bloomberg Philanthropies
  • Alphawood Foundation
  • Polk Bros. Foundation