Science on Screen: Twelve Monkeys

JAN 31 | 6:30-9:30PM

6:30PM | Lecture and Q&A: Cause, Effect, and the Physics of Time with James Butler, PhD, Professor, Physics Department at Pacific University


7:30PM | Movie: Twelve Monkeys (Duration: 2h 9mins. | Rating: R)



In a future world devastated by disease, a convict is sent back in time to gather information about the man-made virus that wiped out most of the human population on the planet.

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.