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Science Fair Part of the First Thursdays series
Hailed by critics as “immensely likeable,” “brilliant and quirky” and an “ode to the teenage science geeks on who our future depends,” and winner of the audience award at Sundance and SXSW, National Geographic Documentary Films’ SCIENCE FAIR follows nine high school students from around the globe as they navigate rivalries, setbacks and, of course, hormones, on their journey to compete at The International Science and Engineering Fair. As 1,700 of the smartest, quirkiest teens from 78 different countries face off, only one will be named Best in Fair. The film offers a front seat to the victories, defeats and motivations of an incredible group of young men and women who are on a path to change their lives, and the world, through science.
Directed by DuPont Award-winning and Emmy-nominated documentary filmmaking team Cristina Costantini and Darren Foster
FIRST THURSDAYS SERIES:
On the first Thursday of every month at 11 and 7, Gorton screens the latest in independent cinema here in the John & Nancy Hughes Theater. From award-winning documentaries, to riveting dramas to artistically excellent cinematic short films, Gorton’s First Thursday series offers the very best of cinema every single month. This series also includes a screening of the Sundance Shorts Tour each December.
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