Logan’s Run @ Salford Sci-Fi Film Festival

Salford’s Sci-Fi Film Festival explores different kinds of futures
Shown on Saturday 18th June 2016 At Salford Arts Theatre
 
Logan’s Run
40th Anniversary of this epic film
15+ Rating (some nudity and violence)

Logan’s Run is a 1976 American science fiction film directed by Michael Anderson and starring Michael York, Jenny Agutter, Richard Jordan, Roscoe Lee Browne, Farrah Fawcett and Peter Ustinov.

The screenplay by David Zelag Goodman is based on Logan’s Run by William F. Nolan and George Clayton Johnson. It depicts a dystopian future society in which population and the consumption of resources are maintained in equilibrium by killing everyone who reaches the age of thirty, preventing overpopulation. The story follows the actions of Logan 5, a “Sandman”, as he runs from society’s lethal demand”

Source: Wikipedia

This film was very influential to several generations in thinking about their mortality and what it means to be a person on this planet. It is a good film to be showing at the moment, as we consider over-population.

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