Science on Screen ®: Spring 2021

Invasion of the Body Snatchers: Science on Screen

With Ines Segert, PhD

Opens Mar 24, 2021

Creative pairings of current, classic, cult, and documentary films with lively presentations by notable figures from the world of science, technology, and medicine. Free for members.

The Believing Brain: Paranoia & Conspiracy Thinking in an Epidemic Age

with Ines Segert, PhD, Associate Teaching Professor, University of Missouri Department of Psychological Sciences

Film Synopsis:
Following the arrival of alien seeds in San Francisco, people begin acting strangely. A public-health inspector, his assistant, a pop-psychologist and an intellectual spa-owner uncover the terrifying truth and must fight to stay awake… and alive!

Presented as part of National Evening of Science on Screen. Participating theaters choose one night to simultaneously host Science on Screen events, creating a coast-to-coast offering of thought-provoking programs that pair film screenings with explorations of science, technology, and medicine.

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