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RPM Orchestra provides the film score as the silent classic A TRIP TO MARS screens, during this one-night only event, at FilmBar Phoenix.

A Trip To Mars (1918) is the film that marked the beginning of the space opera subgenre of science fiction, in which a group of astronauts embark on an expedition to Mars, where to their great surprise, they encounter an advanced civilization of peaceful vegetarians.

Told in often startling images and boasting some massive amazing sets, the film was produced during a time when the First World War was showing little sign of ending and, in this respect, cannot fail to impress when seen as a plea for compassion and tolerance.

Saturday 3, June