The Gold Coast Arts Center and International Film Festival are pleased to join the nationwide film screening program; Science on 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.

In 2011, the Coolidge Corner Theatre Foundation received a $150,000 grant from the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation to expand Science on Screen to independent cinemas nationwide. Over the past five years, the two organizations have awarded a total of 94 grants to 47 independent theaters for use in creating and presenting their Science on Screen programming.

The Gold Coast Arts Center and International Film Festival are honored to be one of the 2017–2018 Science on Screen® award recipients.

Science on Screen® is an initiative of the Coolidge Corner Theatre with major support from the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation.

How To Build A Time Machine

Tuesday, March 27th, 2018|7:00pm
Bow Tie Squire Cinemas (115 Middle Neck Road, Great Neck)

Jay Cheel’s documentary “How to Build a Time Machine” follows two men who love H.G. Wells’ novel “The Time Machine” and are obsessed with time travel. The men are UConn theoretical physicist Ronald Mallett and animator Rob Niosi.

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Bombshell: The Hedy Lamarr Story

Wednesday, December 6th |7:30pm
Bow Tie Squire Cinemas (115 Middle Neck Road, Great Neck)

Hedy Lamarr, the woman many critics and fans alike regard as the most beautiful ever to appear in films, was also the secret inventor of secure wifi, Blutooth and GPS communications, but her arresting good looks stood in the way of her being given the credit she deserved…until now. A film for lovers of history, Hollywood and science.

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