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

Portland, OR – Contact

  • When: February 5th, 2020 at 6:00 p.m. Doors open at 5:30 p.m.
  • Where: McMenamins Kennedy School Theater, 5736 NE 33rd Ave, Portland, OR 97211
  • Tickets: $5 adults, $3 kids 12 & under. Available now!

Princeton, NJ – Gattaca

  • When: March 19th, 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. Available now!

Chicago, IL – Annihilation

  • When: April 23th, 2020, time TBD
  • Where: The Davis Theater, 4614 N Lincoln Ave, Chicago, IL 60625
  • Tickets: Available soon!

Past Events

  • Us – Brooklyn, NY and Austin, TX on March 28-31, 2019

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About Diana Montano

Diana Montano is the Events Producer at Science Friday, where she crafts live events to delight and engage audiences in the world of science.

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