Science on Screen

 

BUGS - THE FUTURE OF FOOD SUSTAINABILITY

Tuesday, March 27, 2018 @ 7:00PM - CABLE CAR CINEMA

The Cable Car, Farm Fresh Rhode Island and the Rhode Island Food Policy Council present Bugs. The movie will be followed by a discussion about sustainable food systems and the future of food hosted by Farm Fresh Co-Executive Director Jesse Rye. In addition to his work at Farm Fresh, Rye serves on the Steering Committee of the RI Food Policy Council as the Food Solutions New England Chair. This event is free to the public with generous support from the Alfred P. Sloane Foundation.

Tickets will also include free popcorn... and should you choose some bugs to nibble on!


GET OUT - THE PSYCHOLOGY OF WHITE LIBERAL BLACK FANTASIES

Thursday, April 5, 2018 @ 7:00PM - The Center for Reconciliation

The Center for Reconciliation and the Cable Car Cinema presents a screening of GET OUT. Following the movie will be a discussion about race, its impact on psychology moderated by Program Director Elon Cook. Panelists will include Michael Siegel . He is has a PHD from Brown University and is a horror film expert.


THE EXPERIMENTER - FEAR & HUMAN OBEDIENCE TO AUTHORITY

Thursday, May 3, 2018 @ 7:00PM - CABLE CAR CINEMA

The Providence Center for Media Culture and The Cable Car Cinema will be presenting the movie THE EXPERIMENTER starring Peter Saarsgaard and Winona Ryder as part of their SCIENECE ON SCREEN film series. The series aims to pair movies about science with professionals working in the field. Following the film will be a discussion about Stanley Milgram's controversial experiment and its implications for society. Panelists TBD.


THE MARTIAN - CAN HUMANS LIVE ON OTHER PLANETS?

Saturday, June 2, 2018 @ 7:00PM - Ladd Observatory

The Cable Car Cinema and The Ladd Observatory at Brown University are thrilled to be presenting an outdoor screening of THE MARTIAN. Prior to the screening will be a talkback about the obstacles and possibilities of humans living on other planets. And, we are hoping for a clear night sky as Jupiter will be out and it will look amazing through their telescope!