Go Behind The Science Of Your Favorite Movies At A Theater Near You

We’re going to movie theaters in Portland, Princeton, and Chicago to reveal the science behind some of our favorite films!

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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!

Each event will feature a film screening, followed by live conversations with local scientists and experts of all kinds ready to talk about the science behind the film. Check out your local listing for tickets and info!

Upcoming Events

Princeton, NJ – Gattaca

  • When: March 19, 2020 at 7:30 p.m. Doors open at 7:00 p.m.
  • Where: Princeton Garden Theatre, 160 Nassau St, Princeton, NJ 08542
  • Tickets: $14 general, $12 Theatre members. 

This event has been postponed due to concerns over the spread of COVID-19.

Chicago, IL – Annihilation

  • When: April 23, 2020 at 7:00 p.m. Doors open at 6:30 p.m.
  • Where: The Davis Theater, 4614 N Lincoln Ave, Chicago, IL 60625
  • Tickets: $16 general. Note: this movie is rated R. Available now!

Past Events

  • Us – Brooklyn, NY and Austin, TX on March 28-31, 2019
  • Contact – Portland, OR on February 5, 2020

Meet the Writer

About Diana Plasker

Diana Plasker is the Experiences Manager at Science Friday, where she creates live events and partnerships to delight and engage audiences in the world of science.

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