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Science on Screen at the Museum of the Moving Image combines screenings of rarely-seen films with conversations between scientists and filmmakers. Films span from the silent era through those made for the Internet; subjects range from seahorses to robotic clones. The series has featured the work of such filmmmakers as Isabella Rossellini, Lynn Hershman Leeson, Barbara Hammer, and Alex Rivera, who have discussed topics including marine organisms, reproductive biology, and human-robot interactions with scientists including Mandë Holford, Fabien Cousteau, and Maria Gloria Dominguez-Bello.

Upcoming programs:
April 28, WILD LIVES: Meshie, Child of a Chimpanzee and Ming of Harlem. With filmmaker Phillip Warnell and animal cognition researcher Diana Reiss in conversation.
>For the full series, see the Museum's series page.

Science on Screen is organized by Sonia Epstein, Executive Editor and Associate Curator of Science and Film. The series is an initiative of the Coolidge Corner Theatre, with major support from the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation.

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Feature Films

A science focused teaching framework for short and feature films, all of which have received awards from the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation for their depictions of scientific themes or characters.