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Science on Screen

Science On Screen


The Science on Screen series is made possible by a generous grant from the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation and Coolidge Corner Theatre. This series pairs a feature film with a science expert who then speaks about current scientific research or technological advances surrounding the film’s topic. A perfect combination of entertainment and enlightenment – even for the most science-phobic among us.


I Voted?

Plays Wednesday, January 25 at 7 PM. Part of the Science on Screen FIlm Series. The film will be followed by a brief presentation by J. Alex Halderman, PhD., Professor of Computer Science and Engineering and Director of the Center for Computer Security and Society at the University of Michigan.

An unknown South Carolina candidate inexplicably wins his U.S. Senate primary in a landslide, despite never having campaigned. Filmmaker Jason Grant Smith sets out on a personal odyssey to expose the loopholes and pitfalls of our electoral syst

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Science on Screen: Concussion

Science on Screen: Concussion

Plays Wednesday, February 22 at 7:00 PM. Part of the Science on Screen Film Series, an initiative of the Coolidge Corner Theatre with major support from the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation.

The film will be followed by a brief presentation by Jeffrey Kutcher, M.D., a board-certified neurologist specializing in sports neurology, including concussion, post-concussion syndrome, and the long-term effects of sports on athlete brain health.

While conducting an autopsy on former NFL football player Mike Webster (David Morse), forensic pat

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