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Science on Screen


Creative pairings of classic, cult, and documentary films with lively introductions by notable figures from the world of science, technology, and medicine.

Science on Screen® is an initiative of the Coolidge Corner Theatre, in partnership with the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation.


Run Lola Run

Tue., March 28, 2017

Directed by Tom Twyker. Germany. 1998. R. 81 minutes. Sony. 35mm.

Join us for Prof. Casey Schwarz’s 20-minute talk Chaos Theory: Butterflies and Drug Lords at 7:30. Run Lola Run will begin immediately after the talk, with time for a Q&A after the film.
“Franka Potente, the titular Lola, gets a phone call from criminal-boss flunky and fatally inept boyfriend Moritz Bleibtreu saying that if he doesn’t get 100,000 Deutschmarks in 20 minutes . . .