A pre-release screening of the much-anticipated adventure-drama “The Martian” will take place at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 30, at Cinemark Perkins Rowe.

The screening is presented by the Louisiana Film Society, Louisiana International Film Festival, Cinemark and 20th Century Fox.

Directed by Ridley Scott, “The Martian” stars Matt Damon as an astronaut whose crew mistakenly leaves him marooned on the Red Planet. Jessica Chastain, Kristen Wiig, Chiwetel Ejiofor and Jeff Daniels co-star.

“The Martian” screening is available to Louisiana Film Society patrons only. Those who wish to become society members may purchase membership from the society’s website at http://www.lifilmfest.org/new-page-1.