Science on Screen
Unexpected pairings of current, cult and documentary film with lively post-screening discussions by renowned experts in science, technology and medicine.
Each film is a jumping off point for discussion by a compelling speaker, offering opportunities to explore and think about science in new ways. The perfect combination of entertainment and enlightenment!
BLADE RUNNER, based on the novel Do Androids Dream Of Electric Sheep? by science fiction master Philip K. Dick, is a haunting look at reality, memory and mortality set against the dystopian future of Los Angeles, 2019.
SPEAKER: Lee Spector, Cognitive Science, Hampshire College
TOPIC: The possibility of developing an artificial brain, and what the development of artificial people means both for them and for us.