Hyper Sapien: People from Another Star

Family Flicks Film Series: Hyper Sapien: People from Another Star

Recommended for ages 8+

Hoping to find evidence that earthlings aren’t as bad as the rest of the solar system believes, extra-terrestrial sisters, Robyn and Tavy jump ship in Wyoming accompanied by a super-intelligent fuzz ball named Kirbi. Befriended by a teenage cowboy, they work to save a beautifully photographed natural landscape under threat from developers in this delightful interstellar family adventure with a still-timely environmental message. (1986. Dir: Peter Hunt. 35mm, color, 92 min.)

The Family Flicks Film Series is copresented by the UCLA Film & Television Archive. Matinee screenings for families and film buffs, featuring new and classic films from around the world.  


Location: Billy Wilder Theater
Ticketing: Tickets are required and available at the Box Office one hour before the program. General admission tickets are available one per person on a first come, first served basis following member ticketing. Early arrival is recommended.
Member Benefit: Members receive priority ticketing (until 15 minutes before the program) by skipping the general admission line and can choose their seats, subject to availability.
Parking:  Under the museum, $6 flat rate on weekends. Cash only. 

Food and drink may not be carried into the Billy Wilder Theater. Read our food, bag check, and photo policies.

Hammer Kids and Family Flicks are made possible, in part, through the generosity of supporters and friends of the Hammer Museum’s Kids’ Art Museum Project (K.A.M.P.), a family fundraiser. Additional support is provided by the Westwood Neighborhood Council.