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Virtual Theater: Picture a Scientist Tuesday, June 16

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Virtual Theater: Picture a Scientist Part of the Virtual Theater

  • Date: June 16, 2020
  • Price: $10
    2 day rental for your whole household
  • Rating: Not Rated

We miss seeing you at the movies! While the John & Nancy Hughes Theater is closed for the time being, we thought we would bring you the next best thing–virtual theater.

PICTURE A SCIENTIST is a feature-length documentary film chronicling the groundswell of researchers who are writing a new chapter for women scientists. A biologist, a chemist and a geologist lead viewers on a journey deep into their own experiences in the sciences, overcoming brutal harassment, institutional discrimination, and years of subtle slights to revolutionize the culture of science. From cramped laboratories to spectacular field stations, we also encounter scientific luminaries who provide new perspectives on how to make science itself more diverse, equitable, and open to all.  This film is an Official Selection of the 2020 Tribeca Film Festival.

DIRECTOR:  Ian Cheney and Sharon Shattuck
PRODUCERS:  Manette Pottle, Ian Cheney, and Sharon Shattuck
Run Time:  97min


There will be a virtual Q&A with the three star scientists, two directors, and moderator Molly Webster of Radiolab on June 17, 7-8pm CST. Viewers will be able to use the YouTube live chat feed to submit questions once the event begins.

YouTube link for your viewers to access the virtual Q&A on June 17 is here:


TO STREAM THIS FILM & SUPPORT GORTON VISIT:  https://vimeo.com/ondemand/pasgorton

This virtual cinema screening is being hosted by an outside distributor, not the Gorton Community Center. If you encounter technical issues or have questions, please visit https://vimeo.zendesk.com/hc/en-us/categories/202594617-Watching-Videos

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Film and Event Refund and Cancellation Policy: There is no refund given for unused film or event tickets.

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