Science on Screen: A Series
Every Monday at 7:30pm from February 12th to March 12th!
Join The Art Theater every Monday between February 12th and March 12th for a Movie and Post-Screening Discussion led by an expert in a field related to the film’s themes!
Science on Screen® is an initiative of the COOLIDGE CORNER THEATRE, with major support from the ALFRED P. SLOAN FOUNDATION!
The movies in this series and the speakers involved are as follows:
February 12th: Gattaca, featuring Gene Robinson, Director of the Institute for Genomic Biology (this date is sponsored by the Carl R. Woese Institute for Genomic Biology)
February 19th: Ex Machina, featuring Rhanor Gillette, Emeritus Professor of Molecular and Integrative Physiology (this date is sponsored by the Beckman Institute)
February 26th: Close Encounters of the Third Kind, featuring Dave Leake, Director of the Staerkel Planetarium
March 5th: Empire of the Ants, featuring May Berenbaum, Professor and Head at the Department of Entomology at UIUC and Founder and Organizer of the Insect Fear Film Festival
March 12th: Robot & Frank, featuring Amy LaViers, Assistant Professor of Mechanical Science and Engineering, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign