Science Goes To The Movies: ‘Gattaca’ In Princeton, NJ

On Thursday, March 19th, join us at the Princeton Garden Theatre as we screen ‘Gattaca.’ Plus, a live conversation with local experts.

movie poster for 'gattaca' featuring ethan hawke, uma thurman and jude law, with a double helix structure slightly obscuring their faces, and a content block featuring the title 'science goes to the movies'
Courtesy of Columbia Pictures.

When: March 19th, 2020 at 7:30 p.m. Doors open at 7:00 p.m.

Where: Princeton Garden Theatre, 160 Nassau Street, Princeton, NJ 08542

Tickets: $14 general, $12 Theatre members, $9 students. Available now!

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Science Friday is taking our radio series Science Goes To The Movies to movie theaters around the country to reveal the science behind some of our favorite films! This time, we’re teaming up with the Princeton Garden Theatre to present Gattaca, the 1997 sci-fi thriller about genetic modification, the human spirit, and what it means to be “valid.” 

Following the film, we’ll host a live conversation with local experts ready to explore the science, genomics, and technology from the movie. Stay tuned for more information!


The Princeton Garden Theatre is fully equipped for handicap access in all of its theaters and restrooms. Please visit the Princeton Garden Theatre’s website for more information on Personal Care Attendants, assistive listening, audio description and closed captioning.


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