Science on Screen: 12 Monkeys

The Coolidge Corner Theatre in Brookline, MA will be screening the movie 12 Monkeys on December 12th (12/12, of course) at 7:00pm as part of its “Science on Screen” series. The movie will be introduced by science writer Carl Zimmer:

Virus outbreaks have long been portrayed in cinema, from The Andromeda Strain to Outbreak to Contagion. Is it pure fantasy to imagine an epidemic wiping out humanity? Or is it something we need to prepare for? Zimmer will look at the history of real virus outbreaks and at cutting-edge research being conducted on previously unknown viruses that could potentially attack our species in the future.

Get the details at http://www.coolidge.org/science.

[Tip from Cheryl at the Coolidge Corner Theatre]

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