Science on Screen: The Imitation Game

MAR 28 | 6:30-9:30PM

6:30PM | Lecture and Q&A: Computers and the Dawn of Modern Cryptography with Erik L. Arneson, Amateur Cryptologist, Software Developer, Author, and Technologist


7:30PM | Movie: The Imitation Game (Duration: 1h 54mins. | Rating: PG-13)



During World War II, mathematician Alan Turing tries to crack the enigma code with help from fellow mathematicians. Starring Benedict Cumberbatch and Keira Knightley.

Watch and learn at The Empirical Theater as OMSI brings the science of your favorite movies to life on the big screen. Science on Screen℠ creatively pairs screenings of classic, cult, and documentary films with lively introductions by notable figures from the world of science, technology, and medicine.  Each film is used as a jumping off point for the speaker to reveal current scientific research or technological advances, providing the perfect combination of entertainment and enlightenment.


 An initiative of the COOLIDGE CORNER THEATRE, with major support from the ALFRED P. SLOAN FOUNDATION.

The Empirical Cafe will be open serving grilled cheese, hotdogs, movie snacks plus beer, wine and non-alcoholic beverages.