SciFact vs. SciFiction: Nerd Nite Goes to the Movies v4. Evolution

Our final episode in VIFF and Nerd Nite’s summer movie series takes us into the world of genetics with Dr. Greg Bole who teaches Evolution, Ecology, and Genetics at the University of British Columbia! Tonight he’ll join Michael from Nerd Nite and special guest host Dr. Carin Bondar to discuss the sci-facts in a variety of clips from movies about genetics and evolution!. We’ll be discussing the science of classics like Gattaca and Jurassic Park, but also more recent films like Annihilation.

When: Aug 28

Where: Vancouver International Film Centre

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

Tickets: Here

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