Science on Screen ®: Spring 2021

Gattaca: Science on Screen

With Dr. Libby Cowgill

Opens May 26, 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 Biological Basis of Human Achievement: Genes, potential, and the breeding of superior humans

with Dr. Libby Cowgill, Associate Professor of Anthropology, University of Missouri.


Film Synopsis:
In this enduring cult classic and Hard science fiction vanguard, a young man assumes a false identity as a genetically perfect space navigator until a murder investigation threatens to expose his subterfuge.


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