‘Nocturna’ explores secrets of the night
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Catch the free screening of Nocturna at Star Hall on Saturday at 2 p.m.
Catch the free screening of Nocturna at Star Hall on Saturday at 2 p.m.
“Nocturna,” an animated film that examines the mysteries of the night through the eyes of a young orphaned boy, will be screened in Moab on Saturday, March 8 at 2 p.m. at Star Hall, 125 E. Center St. The event is sponsored by the Utah Film Center.

In “Nocturna,” the orphan, Tim, is afraid of the dark. But when the stars start going out in the sky he finds himself exploring the world of the night with his new friend, Cat Shepard, to find out why. In the process, he is plunged into the secret world of Nocturna, which is inhabited by curious creatures that control the night.

Little by little, Tim discoverssomething strange is happening. An ominous threat is putting in danger the night and the inhabitants of Nocturna, and Tim is unknowingly the one behind it all.

Described as “visually stunning and wildly inventive,” “Nocturna” is a “sweeping nocturnal adventure full of ‘Alice in Wonderland’-like characters and moody, dream-inspired landscapes.

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