Jules Verne film festival planned at Washburn

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) – Washburn University is planning a film festival highlighting the futuristic tales told by 19th century novelist Jules Verne.

The event will take place May 3 and May 4 in the Henderson Learning Resources Center at the university. Films begin at 7 p.m. the first day and 10 a.m., 1:30 p.m., 3:30 p.m. and 7 p.m. on the second day.

Verne was a pioneer of the science fiction genre. Works that will be featured include a film adaptation of Verne’s “20,000 Leagues Under the Sea.”

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