California’s Frida Cinema will host three ‘Science on Screen’ lectures in March, April, and May.
Tuesday, March 22, 7:30 P.M. The movie: 1998’s action comedy Small Soldiers about G.I. Joe-style toys starring Tommy Lee Jones and Kirsten Dunst. The lecture: Beyond the Blue and Pink Toy Divide: Gender Division in Toys by sociology professor Elizabeth Sweet. Buy tickets here.
Tuesday, April 19, 7:30 P.M. The movie: 1993’s drama The Piano, directed by Jane Campion (The Power of the Dog) and starring Holly Hunter and Anna Paquin, both in Academy Award-winning roles. The lecture: Sensuality, Communication, and Healing Through Music by clinical psychologist Caroline Paltin. Buy tickets here.
Tuesday, May 10, 7:30 P.M. The movie: 2015’s Embrace of the Serpent, a black-and-white film about an Amazonian shaman. The lecture: Uncertainty: Sleeping, Dreaming, and the Science of Microdosing by Chapman University sociology professor Bernard McGrane. Buy tickets here.
The Frida Cinema is located at 305 East 4th Street / Suite 100 in Santa Ana, California. Launched in 2005, Science on Screen has since expanded to 96 cinemas nationwide.