Photo of Adam Nimoy and his father Leonard Nimoy

Still from For the Love of Spock (2016), directed by Adam Nimoy


For the Love of Spock

Wednesday, December 8, 7:30 pm (doors at 5:30 pm)

About the Program

For the Love of Spock tells the story of Star Trek’s Mr. Spock and the actor who played him for nearly fifty years, Leonard Nimoy. Directed by the famed actor’s son, Adam Nimoy, this documentary is full of never-before-seen footage and interviews with Leonard Nimoy’s friends, family, and colleagues, including actors William Shatner and Zachary Quinto, filmmaker JJ Abrams, and astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson. (2016, 111 min. No MPAA rating.)

In a conversation and Q&A following the film, hear Adam Nimoy share his personal experiences growing up with his father and the extraordinary lessons he was taught. Plus, check out the exhibition! One-hour, timed-entry tickets to visit Star Trek: Exploring New Worlds will be available for attendees on a first-come, first-served basis. Arrive early to choose your preferred time slot!  

More to Explore

Watch the official trailer for For the Love of Spock.

Donor Support

The exhibition Star Trek: Exploring New Worlds and its related educational programs at the Skirball Cultural Center are made possible by generous support from the following donors:

Stephanie and Harold Bronson
Lori and Scott Cooper / Pegasus Squire
Turicchi Family Foundation

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Additional support provided by the following donor:In Memory of Michael Piller by Sandra Piller

Media sponsors:

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