National Evening of Science on Screen

March 28, 2017

This year, 29 theaters nationwide presented unique programming pairing a current, 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

Computers and the Dawn of Modern Cryptography

The Imitation Game Computers and the Dawn of Modern Cryptography

Oregon Museum of Science and Industry Portland, OR

The Rising Sea Level

Ponyo The Rising Sea Level

California Film Institute San Rafael, CA

The Nature of Evil

Experimenter The Nature of Evil

Cinema Arts Centre Huntington, NY

Deep Sea Exploration

The Abyss Deep Sea Exploration

Egyptian Theatre Coos Bay, OR

Life as a Titan: Godzilla and King Kong vs. Nature

King Kong vs. Godzilla Life as a Titan: Godzilla and King Kong vs. Nature

The Film Society of Minneapolis St. Paul Minneapolis, MN

Going off the Deep End: Marine Research Explorations under Alaskan Seas

The Abyss Going off the Deep End: Marine Research Explorations under Alaskan Seas

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

Science in Sci-Fi

Alien Science in Sci-Fi

Indiana University Cinema Bloomington, IN

How do we remember?

Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind How do we remember?

Maine Film Center / Railroad Square Cinema Waterville, ME

Wildlife Preservation

Anaconda Wildlife Preservation

Wilmette Theatre Wilmette, IL

Who are the Star Men?

Star Men Who are the Star Men?

Amherst Cinema Amherst, MA

What will the robots of the future look like?

Robot & Frank What will the robots of the future look like?

Martha's Vineyard Film Society Tisbury, MA

How to Survive on Mars

The Martian How to Survive on Mars

Moxie Cinema Springfield, MO

Bears, Humans, and Habituation

Grizzly Man Bears, Humans, and Habituation

Maine Film Center / Railroad Square Cinema Waterville, ME

Math at the Movies

The Man Who Knew Infinity Math at the Movies

Indiana University Cinema Bloomington, IN

The Genius of Ray Harryhausen (Double Feature)

Jason and the Argonauts The Genius of Ray Harryhausen (Double Feature)

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

The Genius of Ray Harryhausen (Double Feature)

The 7th Voyage of Sinbad The Genius of Ray Harryhausen (Double Feature)

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

Horsfall: Pioneer Doctor

Patch Adams Horsfall: Pioneer Doctor

Egyptian Theatre Coos Bay, OR

Struggling to Close the Gap: The Role of Women in Science

Marie Curie Struggling to Close the Gap: The Role of Women in Science

The Film Society of Minneapolis St. Paul Minneapolis, MN

When Time Repeats Itself

Primer When Time Repeats Itself

Colonial Theatre Phoenixville, PA

How to Regulate a Robot

Ex Machina How to Regulate a Robot

Real Art Ways Hartford, CT

Surviving an Apocalypse

Night of the Living Dead Surviving an Apocalypse

Maine Film Center / Railroad Square Cinema Waterville, ME

Dream States

Dreams Dream States

Film Streams Omaha, NE

The World According to Corn

King Corn The World According to Corn

Media Arts Center San Diego San Diego, CA

Bring Him Home...Or Not?

The Martian Bring Him Home...Or Not?

Media Arts Center San Diego San Diego, CA

The Robots are Trying to Kill You

Westworld The Robots are Trying to Kill You

Olympia Film Society Olympia, WA

Notes on Notes

Songcatcher Notes on Notes

Egyptian Theatre Coos Bay, OR

The Dangers of Infectious Disease

12 Monkeys The Dangers of Infectious Disease

Colonial Theatre Phoenixville, PA

Orbiting Intersectionality

Hidden Figures Orbiting Intersectionality

Pickford Film Center Bellingham, WA

The Right Moves: Where Science Meets Dance

West Side Story The Right Moves: Where Science Meets Dance

Oregon Museum of Science and Industry Portland, OR

Capturing Our Planet from Space

Agora Capturing Our Planet from Space

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

Lions and Tigers and Cats

The Uncanny Lions and Tigers and Cats

Austin Film Society Austin, TX

Is there life on Mars?

The Martian Is there life on Mars?

Center of Science and Industry Columbus, OH

The Martian Survivability Equation

The Martian The Martian Survivability Equation

The Film Society of Minneapolis St. Paul Minneapolis, MN

Creative genius and mental illness

Love & Mercy Creative genius and mental illness

Indiana University Cinema Bloomington, IN

Agrarian life in the twenty-first century

Look and See Agrarian life in the twenty-first century

Indiana University Cinema Bloomington, IN

Documentary and the clash of cultures

The Modern Jungle Documentary and the clash of cultures

Indiana University Cinema Bloomington, IN

Power, aging, and family dynamics

Ran Power, aging, and family dynamics

Honolulu Museum of Art Honolulu, HI

Weird Life: Extremophiles

The Thing Weird Life: Extremophiles

Amherst Cinema Amherst, MA

Primatologists discuss Jane Goodall

Jane Primatologists discuss Jane Goodall

Austin Film Society Austin, TX

The technology of personal productivity

Office Space The technology of personal productivity

Coolidge Corner Theatre Brookline, MA

Wind, place, or shoal: Racing tides across the globe

The Black Stallion Wind, place, or shoal: Racing tides across the globe

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

Water pollution and food security

Black Water pollution and food security

Indiana University Cinema Bloomington, IN

Remote work

Sleep Dealer Remote work

Museum of the Moving Image New York, NY