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Science at the Movies: King Kong (1933)
Wed, 22 March 2017, 5:15 PM – 8:30 PM EDT
Science at the Movies Presents... King Kong 1933
Feature Film + Q&A with Experts:
Dave Evans & Dave Begun plus emcee Joel Babcock
Doors open at 5:15pm. Movie at 5:30pm. Innis Town Hall • 2 Sussex Ave.
Light snacks and refreshments will be provided following the Q&A. This is a free event but registration is encouraged to secure your seat. Please don't print your tickets. You can present your email on your smartphone or simply give your last name at the door.
About the movie:
A film crew goes to a tropical island for an exotic location shoot and discovers a colossal giant gorilla who takes a shine to their female blonde star. He is then captured and brought back to New York City for public exhibition.
About the panel:
- Dr Dave Evans, Curator in Vertebrate Palaeontology, Royal Ontario Museum Palaeontology and Assistant Professor in the Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology at the University of Toronto. A palaeontologist with a focus on the evolution, historical biogeography, and palaeobiology of dinosaurs
- Dr Dave Begun, Professor, University of Toronto and author of ‘The Real Planet of the Apes’. A palaeoanthropologist whose research emphasizes great ape and human origins.
- Guest Emcee, Joel Babcock Host of Bad Movie Night Toronto and event organizer at Exploding Zebra
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