Star Trek the Motion Picture: The 40th Anniversary Panel

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Thursday September 5, 2019 - 3:00 pm to 4:00 pm


Larry “Dr. Trek” Nemecek reminds you: It was not just a movie — it was a statement. And a pop culture revolution: who ever heard of a dead TV series coming back as a big-budget film? But there’d never been anything like Star Trek in the culture before—and it blazed the trail for all of today’s nerd-centric, comic-con mega-biz you just take for granted. Let’s review not just the oft-battered plot and production, but the saga of “TMP" itself — and how it sits in the Trek landscape today. Join Larry and Star Trek artist John Eaves for a look back at the first time the USS Enterprise NCC-1701 graced the big screen.


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