This March and April, the Belcourt presents the sixth installment of our annual Science on Screen® series, a national initiative made possible through a grant by the Coolidge Corner Theatre, with support from the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation, and tied directly to the Belcourt’s ongoing education and engagement programs. The Belcourt is one of a select group of theatres nationwide to receive this grant. Science on Screen® is a series of film screenings accompanied by discussions with leading scientists, engineers and other experts.
Wed, Mar 27 at 8:00pm
A single mother, plagued by the violent death of her husband, battles with her son's fear of a monster lurking in the house, but soon discovers a sinister presence all around her.
Wed, Apr 3 at 8:00pm
With a duo of alien bounty hunters hot on his trail, sn escaped alien slave crash-lands on Ellis Island and takes up residence in Harlem where he befriends the regulars of a local bar.
Wed, Apr 10 at 8:00pm
This unique live experience assembles a wide array of digital restorations and 16mm prints of early cinema’s finest science-focused and science-fiction films. Featuring “trick films”, experimental pieces, sci-fi oddities, and science-centered works by pioneering women and African-American artists the program will be accompanied with live original scores by members of the Hyasynth House collective.