Big Fish: With Science Journalist Paul Raeburn
Before the film, journalist and author Paul Raeburn offers a scientific exploration of the role fathers play in their children's lives.
Airplane!: With Professor R. John Hansman
Before a viewing of the comedy classic Airplane!, R. John Hansman of MIT will highlight modern flight automation systems in commercial aircraft.
The Abyss: With Dr. Graham Shimmield
Marine geochemist Dr. Graham Shimmield discusses real-life oceanic mysteries before a viewing of James Cameron's epic The Abyss.
Soylent Green: With P.K. Newby
Explore humanity's relationship to food with this popular dystopian film and a discussion with food expert P.K. Newby on the real future of food.
Children of Men: With Dr. David Ryley
View this fascinating political thriller by the director of Gravity, and hear from an expert on key issues explored in the film.
Big: With Eric Rosenbaum
Prior to a screening of the comedy classic, MIT researcher Eric Rosenbaum discusses technologies he's developed to amplify our imaginations.
A Birder's Guide to Everything: With Kenn Kaufman and Rob Meyer
Birding legend Kenn Kaufman discusses the mysteries surrounding extinct birds before joining director Rob Meyer for a Q and A post-screening.
Paths of Glory: With Steven Pinker
Experimental psychologist Steven Pinker joins us before a showing of the antiwar film Paths of Glory to discuss human nature, war, and violence.
King Kong (1933): With Chris Whittier, DVM, PhD
Veterinarian Chris Whittier discusses fictional vs. real gorillas, the state of the world's gorilla population, and his experiences in Africa.
Who Framed Roger Rabbit: With Melissa Franklin
Harvard professor Melissa Franklin discusses how cartoon physics deviate from our own laws of physics before a screening of this film favorite.