Big Botany on the Big Screen Day of the Triffids
SPENCER MUSEUM OF ART, AUDITORIUM, 309
In this 1963 British sci-fi thriller, a spectacular meteor shower blinds much of the planet’s human population. As aggressive, carnivorous plants known as “triffidus celestus” emerge from meteor-borne spores and begin to multiply, the few sighted people remaining must seek safe haven and defeat the vicious vegetation. Running time: 93 min. Not rated.