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Ark II – Episode 1 – The Flies (1976)

Ark II is an American live-action science fiction series, aimed at children, that aired on CBS, beginning and ending in 1976, as part of its Saturday morning line-up. Only 15 half-hour episodes of Ark II were ever produced; however, these episodes were re-run by the CBS television network for several years.

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On the 8th Day – Nuclear Winter Documentary (1984)

“On The 8th Day” is chilling, a result entirely consistent with its aim. The one-hour documentary explores the possible ecological and atmospheric consequences of nuclear war, particularly as they would be expressed in a ”nuclear winter.” Darkness would shroud the Northern Hemisphere; temperatures would fall. The planet would survive, but not as a hospitable place.

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The Day the Sky Exploded (1958)

Released in 1958, The Day the Sky Exploded is regarded as the first Italian scifi film, The film tells how scientists discover that a group of meteors are hurtling on a collision course with Earth, causing global scale disasters: tidal waves, wind, fire storms and earthquakes.

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The Last Woman On Earth (1960)

Released in 1960 and Produced and directed by Roger Corman, The Last Woman on Earth tells the story of Ev, along with her husband, Harold, and their lawyer friend Martin. After returning from a swim while on vacation in Puerto Rico, they gradually conclude that an unexplained, temporary interruption of oxygen has killed everyone on the island… maybe even the world!

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The Launch of Ark II

The Launch of Ark II documentary tracks the origins and stories behind the making of the 1976 live-action post-apocalyptic Saturday morning TV series that not only entertained, but also taught important lessons about ecology and social justice over the course of it’s 15-episode run.

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Invasion USA (1952)

Released in 1952, Invasion U.S.A. begins when a mysterious stranger engages a diverse group of Manhattan bar patrons in a discussion on the best way to beat Communism. Suddenly, a real Red Alert is declared and enemy parachutists by the thousands begin landing on American soil! Soon atom bombs are dropping. Through it all, a suave, street-smart reporter and a beautiful debutante desperately try to find time for romance amid the chaos…

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