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WELCOME TO
SCIENCE ON SCREEN
Spring 2022

The Cameo Cinema welcomes you to SCIENCE ON SCREEN®'s creative pairings of classic, cult, and documentary films with lively introductions by notable figures from the world of science, technology, and medicine.

An initiative of the Coolidge Corner Theatre, in partnership with the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation.

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JUNE 19 2022 | 12:30 PM
THE BOY WHO HARNESSED THE WIND

CLEAN ENERGY:
WE CAN DO IT HERE

ANNA BRITTAIN, Executive Director, NAPA GREEN

BETH NOVAK MILLIKEN, CEO/Vintner

Spottswoode Estate Vineyard and Winery

 

How does a community work together for the development of clean energy solutions that meet the social and developmental needs of the Napa Valley? Napa Green serves as a catalyst and facilitator to grow certified sustainable, responsible businesses committed to the environmental stewardship and climate action in Napa County. They will explore the many ways you can take the first step towards a sustainable Napa Valley.

Film Synopsis:

A boy in Malawi helps save his village from famine by building a wind turbine after reading about them in a library book.

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VISIT
THE SOS
MUSICAL BENCH
IN FRONT OF
THE THEATER

MARCH 22 2022 | 5:00 PM
NATIONAL EVENING OF SCIENCE ON SCREEN

CODA - WINNER 3 ACADEMY AWARDS

SOUND & SILENCE:
ADAPTIVE POWER OF
THE BRAIN

DR. MELANIE GILBERT

UCSF Sound and Music Perception Lab

 

A journey deep into sound and silence as we explore the adaptive power of the brain and the impact technological advances can have on individuals with hearing loss.

Film Synopsis:

As a CODA (Child of Deaf Adults) Ruby is the only hearing person in her deaf family. When the family's fishing business is threatened, Ruby finds herself torn between pursuing her love of music and her fear of abandoning her parents.

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FEBRUARY 6 2022 | 1:00 PM
THE LONELIEST WHALE : THE SEARCH FOR 52

THE SECRET
LIVES OF WHALES

DR. STEPHEN PALUMBI

Professor of Marine Sciences, Stanford University

 

In this awesome family movie event, Dr. Stephen Palumbi, Stanford University Professor of Marine Sciences and Senior Fellow, Woods Institute for the Environment explores "The Secret Lives of Whales" after the award-winning documentary The Loneliest Whale.
 

Film Synopsis:

THE LONELIEST WHALE is a cinematic quest to find the “52 Hertz Whale,” which scientists believe has spent its entire life in solitude calling out at a frequency that is different from any other whale.