Science on Screen

Compelling films paired with lively talks by 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!

Science on Screen is an initiative of the Coolidge Corner Theatre with major support from the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation.

SYMBIOTIC EARTH explores the life and ideas of scientific rebel Lynn Margulis, who challenged entrenched theories of male-dominated science.
Tue, 3/5
What do the most ravishingly beautiful actress of the 1930s and 40s and the inventor whose concepts were the basis of cell phone and bluetooth technology have in common? They are both Hedy Lamarr, the glamour icon who was also a technological trailblazer who perfected a secure radio guidance system for Allied torpedoes during WWII.
Tue, 3/26
A testament to the immense complexity of nature, THE BIGGEST LITTLE FARM follows two dreamers and a dog on an odyssey to bring harmony to both their lives and the land.
Tue, 4/23