SciFact vs. SciFi: Nerd Nite Goes to the Movies. “The Universe According to Hollywood.” Presented by Dr. Douglas Scott. This evening we blast off into space with astrophysicist Dr. Douglas Scott from the University of British Columbia who specializes in cosmology. Dr Scott joins Kaylee and Michael from Nerd Nite to discuss the sci-facts in a variety of clips from movies set in outer space. We’ll be discussing the science of classics like Star Wars and Star Trek, but also modern films like Interstellar and more.

When: July 31

Where: Vancouver International Film Centre

When: 7:30 – 9:00 – This talk will be followed by a screening of Errol Morris’ “A Brief History of Time” at 9:30 pm. Double bill price: $20

Tickets: Here