Saturday, April 25, 1:00 pm
@SVA Theater (333 West 23rd Street), Theater 2
After the Movie: The screening will be followed by a panel discussion with special guests from the realms of film and science, including Pulitzer Prize-winning author Jonathan Weiner; Jon Amiel, director of the Charles Darwin biopic Creation; Dr. Eugenie
Scott, Executive Director of the National Center for Science Education; and David Kohn, General Editor, Darwin Digital Library of Evolution, American Museum of Natural History. They will take a closer look at how a scientific explanation of the world, backed by evidence, can bring with it both public and private controversy. Moderated by Liane Hansen of NPR.
Sponsored by the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation, which has partnered with the Festival since 2002 as part of a nationwide effort to create more realistic and compelling stories about science and technology, most recently through the Tribeca Film Institute Sloan Filmmaker Fund.