“I hold that the popularization of science is successful if, at first, it does no more than spark the sense of wonder.” - Carl Sagan
2023 Science on Screen®
Science on Screen® creatively pairs screenings of classic, cult, and documentary films with lively introductions by notable figures from the world of science, technology, and medicine. This program is an initiative of the Coolidge Corner Theatre, in partnership with the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation.
"23 Sounds is the best documentary you've ever heard." ROLLING STONE
Sunday, June 4, 2023 / 2:00 pm
A FILM BY SAM GREEN MUSIC BY JD SAMSON
Bursting with humor, emotion and curiosity, 32 Sounds is a uniquely mind-expanding plunge into a human experience so many of us take for granted. Unless you’re a musician, an audio engineer or an otolaryngologist (ears, nose and throat doctor), chances are you don’t spend much time reflecting on the miracle of sound. Oscar-nominated filmmaker Sam Green takes the audience on a journey through time and space — exploring many things from forgotten childhood memories to subaquatic symphonies — allowing us to experience the astonishing sounds of our everyday lives in new ways
HOW MUSIC CHANGES THE WAY WE THINK
Jack Conte and
Dr. G. Lois Montague
Jack Conte is an American musician and co-founder and CEO of Patreon, a platform for creators to share their work. He is one-half of the band Pomplamoose, along with his wife Nataly Dawn. Jack is also a Wonderfest Science Ambassador.
Dr. G. Lois Montague is an Otolaryngologist, head and neck surgeon who has been practicing in Napa since 2017. Dr. Montague attended medical school at the University of Mississippi in Jackson, finished residency at University of Chicago and completed fellowship training in Pediatric Otolaryngology at UCSF.