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SCIENCE.ART.FILM Series

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Science, art and film are among the most powerful cultural institutions we have developed to understand, shape and envision our world. Discover what scientists think about the cultural meanings of science and explore what artists see in films about art! SCIENCE. ART. FILM is a series that uncovers wacky, weird and wonderful facets of science and art in films – in discussion with artists and ANU scholars from different disciplines.

Presented by the National Film and Sound ArchiveAustralian National Centre for the Public Awareness of Science and ANU Humanities Research Centre.

 

2024 PROGRAM - Semester 1 screenings

Jaws (1975) + Panel - Wednesday 28 February, 6pm

Black Orpheus (1959) + Panel - Wednesday 27 March, 6pm

Vesper (2022) + Panel - Wednesday 17 April, 6pm

Interstellar (2014) + Panel - Wednesday 15 May, 6pm

Chappie (2015) + Panel - Wednesday 5 June, 6pm

***more to come in the second half of the year.***

 

2023 PROGRAM

Blade Runner: The Director's Cut + Discussion - 18 August, 6pm

Sound of Metal + Discussion - 21 September, 6pm

Total Recall + Discussion - 12 October, 6pm

Batman & Robin + Discussion - 8 November, 6pm

Rise of the Planet of the Apes + Discussion - 7 December, 6pm

Rampage - 1 June 2023

I, Tonya  - 18 May 2023

Akira 35mm - 27 April 2023

Elysium 35mm - 23 March 2023

Warm Bodies - 22 February 2023

Apollo 11 - 24 January 2023

 

2022 PROGRAM

The Steinach Film + Discussion - 3 November 2022

Martha: A Picture Story + Discussion - 27 October 2022

Contagion + Discussion - 1 September 2022

Mars Attacks! + Discussion - 18 August 2022

 

Discover more about the Science.Art.Film Program here

To learn more about The Science in Popular Culture and Entertainment Hub of the Australian National University, click here

Past events

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7 Dec 2023 | 6 - 9pm

Join us to watch Rise of the Planet of the Apes (2011) and after the movie for an insightful panel discussion speculating about these possible futures.

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8 Nov 2023 | 6 - 9pm

Come watch Batman & Robin and stay for a discussion on the mesmerising scientist narratives of the DC universe.

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12 Oct 2023 | 6 - 9pm

The next Science.Art.Film night will show Total Recall (1990) and then have a great discussion afterwards featuring an interdisciplinary experimentation researcher and a pop culture scholar.

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21 Aug 2023 | 6pm - 21 Sep 2023 | 9pm

Learn not about the “science of deafness”, which has a long and exclusionary history among hearing researchers, but about cochlear implants and the complicated place they hold in Deaf Culture, as discussed by an all-Deaf panel.

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