Physics Film Night

Date:   17 May 2016
Film: Agora (2009) by multi-awards winning director Alejandro Amenábar, Stars: Rachel Weisz as Hypatia
IMDB: 7.2/10; Awards: 11 wins & 14 nominations
Genre: Drama / Period / Romance
Details: 126 mins, BBFC Cert 12A, contains moderate violence
Where: The Ritz Cinema & Theatre, 143-147 High Street, Lincoln, LN5 7PJ
Time:  Doors open 19:00 / Film starts 19:30

Set against the backdrop of events in the late Roman Empire, in the dramatic settings of Alexandria and its library, “Agora” tells a touching story of science, religion, politics and love. Its protagonist, Hypatia, is a historical figure who was a notable teacher, mathematician, astronomer, philosopher and even what is now called a physicist, and perhaps the last female scientist of antiquity.

Before the film there will be a 10 minutes introduction talk by Professor Andrei Zvelindovsky, Head of School of Mathematics and Physics, University of Lincoln.

Tickets: The event is open to everybody (Cert 12A), IOP membership is not needed. Attendance is free, but registration is required, as places are limited. Your confirmation email serves as a ticket.

Book your place here.




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