National Evening of Science on Screen

March 22, 2016

This year, 19 theaters nationwide presented unique programming pairing a classic, cult, or documentary film with a lively introduction by a notable figure from the world of science, technology, or medicine.


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Programming

Canned vs. Fresh: What's the Difference?

Babette's Feast Canned vs. Fresh: What's the Difference?

Pittsburgh Filmmakers / Regent Square Theater Pittsburgh, PA

Recording the Sounds of Nature

A Birder's Guide to Everything Recording the Sounds of Nature

Friends of the Juneau Public Libraries / Gold Town Theater Juneau, AK

Visual Techniques for Mind Control

Psycho Visual Techniques for Mind Control

The Little Theatre Rochester, NY

Is Number Five alive?

Short Circuit Is Number Five alive?

The Nickelodeon Columbia, SC

Bird Brains

The Birds Bird Brains

The Film Society of Minneapolis St. Paul Minneapolis, MN

Worldwide Epidemics

Contagion Worldwide Epidemics

Film Streams Omaha, NE

A.I. and Gaming

Computer Chess A.I. and Gaming

Maine Film Center / Railroad Square Cinema Waterville, ME

Why are some of us born immune?

Contagion Why are some of us born immune?

Coolidge Corner Theatre Brookline, MA

New Science on Environmental Diseases

Safe New Science on Environmental Diseases

Austin Film Society Austin, TX

The Large Hadron Collider

Particle Fever The Large Hadron Collider

Gateway Film Center Columbus, OH

Understanding Trauma

Ordinary People Understanding Trauma

Moxie Cinema Springfield, MO

Local Weather Patterns and the Changing Global Climate

Ice and the Sky Local Weather Patterns and the Changing Global Climate

The Film Society of Minneapolis St. Paul Minneapolis, MN

Life on Mars

The Martian Life on Mars

Michigan Theater Ann Arbor, MI

The Neuroscience of Conscious (and Subconscious) Experiences

Solaris The Neuroscience of Conscious (and Subconscious) Experiences

Maine Film Center / Railroad Square Cinema Waterville, ME

What is it about climate change?

Moonrise Kingdom What is it about climate change?

Pickford Film Center Bellingham, WA

The Science of Psychedelics

Embrace of the Serpent The Science of Psychedelics

Coolidge Corner Theatre Brookline, MA

The Science of Sight

I Origins The Science of Sight

The Little Theatre Rochester, NY

Transgender Children in Today's Society: A Conversation

Some Like it Hot Transgender Children in Today's Society: A Conversation

Friends of the Juneau Public Libraries / Gold Town Theater Juneau, AK

All About Fastballs

Fastball All About Fastballs

The Picture House Pelham, NY

The Future of Space Travel

The Martian The Future of Space Travel

Capri Theatre Montgomery, AL

The Science of Chocolate

Charlie and the Chocolate Factory The Science of Chocolate

Oregon Museum of Science and Industry Portland, OR

Your Brain on Drugs

A Scanner Darkly Your Brain on Drugs

The Nickelodeon Columbia, SC

Bear Science: Topics, Tactics, and Medical Application

Grizzly Man Bear Science: Topics, Tactics, and Medical Application

The Film Society of Minneapolis St. Paul Minneapolis, MN

Intuition, Paradoxes, and Proof

The Man Who Knew Infinity Intuition, Paradoxes, and Proof

Pittsburgh Filmmakers / Regent Square Theater Pittsburgh, PA

Mission: Mars

The Martian Mission: Mars

California Film Institute San Rafael, CA

How do we relate to machines?

eXistenZ How do we relate to machines?

The Nickelodeon Columbia, SC

Physics of Car Chases

Red Physics of Car Chases

Capri Theatre Montgomery, AL

Dreams, Memory, and Trauma

Spellbound Dreams, Memory, and Trauma

Austin Film Society Austin, TX

Real-World Robotics

Lo and Behold, Reveries of the Connected World Real-World Robotics

Pittsburgh Filmmakers / Regent Square Theater Pittsburgh, PA

The Psychology of Politics

A Face in the Crowd The Psychology of Politics

Coolidge Corner Theatre Brookline, MA

The Science of Fear

Halloween The Science of Fear

Center of Science and Industry Columbus, OH

Water Quality: An International Dilemma

Chinatown Water Quality: An International Dilemma

Coolidge Corner Theatre Brookline, MA

S is for Slang

Ball of Fire S is for Slang

Coolidge Corner Theatre Brookline, MA

One Giant Leap for Mankind

For All Mankind One Giant Leap for Mankind

Austin Film Society Austin, TX

Cause, Effect, and the Physics of Time

12 Monkeys Cause, Effect, and the Physics of Time

Oregon Museum of Science and Industry Portland, OR

Plants in Space

Hidden Figures Plants in Space

Athena Cinema Athens, OH

Craving the Y Chromosome

Teknolust Craving the Y Chromosome

Museum of the Moving Image New York, NY

The Science of Attraction

A Fish Called Wanda The Science of Attraction

Coolidge Corner Theatre Brookline, MA

How Dinosaurs Evolved

Jurassic Park How Dinosaurs Evolved

Wilmette Theatre Wilmette, IL

Feats of Strength

The Karate Kid Feats of Strength

Friends of the Juneau Public Libraries / Gold Town Theater Juneau, AK