Serenity

Saturday, June 21
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1hr 59mins // directed by:Joss Whedon // featuring:Nathan Fillion, Gina Torres, Alan Tudyk, Summer Glau

Set in 2518, Serenity is the story of the captain and crew of the titular cargo ship. The captain and first mate are veterans of the Unification War, having fought on the losing side they are destined to live as outlaws at the farthest reaches of The Verse. Their lives of petty crime are interrupted by a psychic passenger who harbors a dangerous secret--and a deadly assassin who is tracking her.

Humanity has since moved to another star system, the inner planets are controlled by the totalitarian Alliance while the outer plants are ruled simply by frontier justice. A young psychic girl, River (Summer Glau), is being mentally and physically conditioned by Alliance scientists, but when she is rescued from the lab by her brother, Simon (Sean Maher), an Alliance assassin (Chiwetel Ejiofor) is assigned to track her down before she can reveal government secrets.

River and Simon become passengers on the Firefly-class transport ship Serenity, captained by Malcolm "Mal" Reynolds (Nathan Fillion), who fought on the losing side of a rebellion against the Alliance. The Serenity crew, outlaws on good days, are faced with dwindling legal opportunities to make a living. During one of their more shady jobs, Riv