A frolicking sci-fi adventure, a decade in the making.
A pioneer family face strange visitors on a remote planet —
a film of romance, robots, and the will to survive.
Upcoming screening event— The full-length Space Prairie: Act I debuts on Friday, April 28th, 2023 at 7:00 P.M. in East Peoria, IL at Illinois Central College. Check back later for more details to come.
Thomas Clark, an interplanetary taxman, lands on a prairie world colonized by the cantankerous pioneer farmer, John Angus. They quarrel over money matters until their affections for Lily Angus, the daughter of the Angus family, leads to a frantic brawl. Meanwhile, Jack and Janice Knight—two heavy-hearted settlers—sight a troubling anomaly in the starry skies above their prairie home.
Behind the Story
Shot on dozens of video cassettes with an ensemble of dear friends, Space Prairie has been in the works since April of 2013. Mostly filmed in the summer of 2015, it has remained a gargantuan post-production effort.
The first half of the film, Act I, enjoyed its public debut on April 19th, 2019 for a one-time screening during Illinois Central College’s Arts Week in East Peoria, IL. Act II is progressing steadily, and the entire film will eventually be released for you to see.
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