News

Our grantee cinemas are making headlines across the nation! Click through the archive below to see what the media has to say about Science on Screen.

"The intersection of science and culture is the mission of Science on Screen, which has been cultivating an audience of film lovers and geeks in Brookline for 10 years."
— The Boston Globe

"For a sci-fi fan like me, this [brilliant idea for a film series] is cooler than a Swiss Army knife equipped with a lightsaber."
— The News-Gazette

"For science lovers or people just looking to see a fun movie and talk about it, Science on Screen is something you should be checking out."
— Smile Politely

January 8, 2018

Science on Screen - Dawson City: Frozen Time

—Vineyard Gazette

November 29, 2017

Science on Screen Jr. - "Muppets from Space"

—mommypoppins.com

November 6, 2017

Science on Screen program kicks off at Midwest Theater Nov. 9

—Scottsbluff Star Herald

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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