April 04, 2019
Theaters across the country are participating in the Science on Screen Program, including the Main Line's Bryn Mawr Film Institute.
The program pairs films with engaging talks by experts in different natural and social sciences fields.
The first film screened at Bryn Mawr will be Steven Spielberg's "Jurassic Park." Afterwards, "Dino" Don Lessem, who served as dinosaur advisor during the film's production, will separate fact from fiction.
In total, four films and discussions make up the program. The schedule is listed below. For each event, tickets are $12.50 for general admission, $10 for seniors and students and $8 for BMFI members and those under 18.
Date: Saturday, April 13 at 1 p.m.
Featuring: "Jurassic Park" screening with discussion by "Dino" Don Lessem
Date: Thursday, April 18 at 7 p.m.
Featuring: "Computer Chess" screening with discussion by Dr. Frank Lee, creator of Skyscraper Tetris and Director of Drexel University's Entrepreneurial Game Studio
Date: Thursday, April 25, 7 p.m.
Topic: Deaf culture
Featuring: Deaf Short Films Program with discussion by Melissa Draganac-Hawk, President of the National Association of the Deaf
Date: Thursday, May 2 at 7 p.m.
Topic: Elite athleticism
Featuring: "Over the Limit" screening with discussion by elite rhythmic gymnast Polina Kozitskiy and celebrated sports psychologist Dr. Joel Fish, consultant to the 76ers, Flyers and Phillies
Saturday, April 13, through Thursday, May 2
$8-$12.50 per screening
Bryn Mawr Film Institute
824 Lancaster Ave., Bryn Mawr, PA 19010