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October 30, 2017

36 independent cinemas win grants to bring science education to the movies

Nationwide Science on Screen initiative promotes scientific literacy through entertainment, with focus on underserved communities

Coolidge Corner Theatre and the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation have named the 2017−18 recipients of their nationwide Science on Screen® grant program, awarding grants totaling $255,000 to 36 independent cinemas, museums, and community groups with film programs.

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October 20, 2017

Foundation looks to the big screen to build appreciation of science

One funder that has tried to seize on that power of pop culture has been the Sloan Foundation, and one way it does so is a joint effort with the Coolidge Corner Theatre in Greater Boston, called Science on Screen. The initiative just issued its 12th season of grants, giving about a quarter-million total, funding independent theaters and other local outfits to run movies with elements of science, paired with expert-led discussions.

-- Inside Philanthropy

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May 9, 2017

Onstage & Onscreen

—St. Helena Star

April 27, 2017

Science on Screen: Livermorium vs. Iron Man

—Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory

April 24, 2017

'Ex Machina' At Real Art Ways

—The Hartford Courant

April 21, 2017

The Loft spotlights survival with 'Mad Max' showing

—The Daily Wildcat

April 18, 2017

Cinemadope: TED talks live on the Cinemark screen

—Valley Advocate

April 18, 2017

Film Streams hosts Science on Screen

—The Creightonian