Science in the Cinema 2016/2017
Presented by the Faculty of Medicine & Dentistry at the University of Alberta, Science in the Cinema aims to illuminate the science in popular cinema and provide a venue for the public to learn about current research happening in Alberta. Each screening includes a discussion with an Alberta researcher in a related field.
Free admission and free small popcorn
- Mar 23 @ 6:30pm
A delusional young man strikes up an unconventional relationship with a doll he finds on the Internet.
- Feb 25 @ 1pm
A hapless young Viking who aspires to hunt dragons becomes the unlikely friend of a young dragon himself, and learns there may be more to the creatures than he assumed.
- Jan 12 @ 6:30pm
Life Itself recounts the surprising and entertaining life of world-renowned film critic and social commentator Roger Ebert - a story that's by turns personal, wistful, funny, painful, and transcendent.
- Nov 17 (2016) @ 6:30pm
Memento chronicles two separate stories of Leonard, an ex-insurance investigator who can no longer build new memories, as he attempts to find the murderer of his wife, which is the last thing he remembers.
- Oct 13 (2016) @ 6:30pm
Healthcare professionals, government officials and everyday people find themselves in the midst of a worldwide epidemic as the CDC works to find a cure.