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Repertory Series! STRANGE INSPIRATIONS: THE CINEMATIC ORIGINS OF 'STRANGER THINGS' • October 27 – November 2

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Gattaca

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Presented by The Technoskeptic

Discussion to follow

(1997) dir Andrew Niccol w/Ethan Hawke, Uma Thurman, Jude Law, Gore Vidal [106 min; DCP]
In a future where a person’s destiny is determined by genetics, an “invalid” (i.e. born of traditional union) man (Hawke) dreams of becoming an astronaut and takes the identity of a crippled “valid” (Law) in order to attempt it.

Conversation to follow with George Annas, director of the Center for Health Law, Ethics & Human Rights at Boston University; Antonio Regalado, the senior biomedicine editor for the MIT Technology Review; and Mo Lotman of The Technoskeptic.

Sponsored by DigBoston

“An impressively fine-tuned first feature from Andrew Niccol.” – Janet Maslin, New York Times

“This is one of the smartest and most provocative of science fiction films, a thriller with ideas.” – Roger Ebert, Chicago Sun-Times

“If smart sci-fi is your vial of tea, Gattaca won’t disappoint.” – Susan Wloszczyna, USA Today

“Gattaca doesn’t just function as a science fiction thriller, but as both a cautionary tale about the dangers of letting scientific ability outstrip ethics and as a morality play about the irrationality of bigotry.” – James Berardinelli, ReelViews

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Tickets $12, $10 Brattle Members, Seniors, Students, and Children <12. Brattle Passes accepted.

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