Jacob Perlin Presents: Habicat for Humanity

THE CAT FROM OUTER SPACE

Directed by Norman Tokar

USA, 1978, 1h 44min, 35mm, English

Jacob Perlin Presents: Habicat for Humanity

AFS Cinema

6406 N I-35 Suite 3100 Austin, TX 78752

Showtime

Sat, Oct 27

In this Disney sci-fi comedy from 1978, a UFO captained by a cat-like extraterrestrial enlists three scientists to help to repair his damaged spaceship and reunite with his mothership. Featuring a talking cat with a magical collar versus inept army officials and foreign spies, the film is full of silly sight gags and imaginative imagery.

About the series:
Jake Perlin, Artistic and Programming Director of the prestigious NYC arthouse The Metrograph, has programmed a series of films about a subject near and dear to his heart- cats. This series runs the gambit, from the family friendly Disney classic THE CAT FROM OUTER SPACE, to Stephen King’s horror film about a family harboring a strange secret in SLEEPWALKERS. Featuring rare oddities and shorts, as well as a live introduction from Perlin before each film.

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