Chauncey -Theater 1 Fri, Apr 8 7:30 PM
Event Info
Dialogue:Dr. Florence Williams, Celymar Ortiz-de León, Emily Schmitz
Series Info
Series:Science on Screen
Film Info
Rating:Not Rated
Runtime:103 minutes
Director:Ian Cheney, Sharon Shattuck
Year Released:2020
Production Country:USA


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A Science on Screen® Event | FREE Admission* [click 7:30pm above to RSVP]

Pre-show presentation: An Unlevel Playing Field: Women in Science
w/ Dr. Florence Williams (Assistant Professor, Chemistry), Celymar Ortiz-de León (Ph.D. candidate, Chemistry), Emily Schmitz (the most recent 3MT winner, and a PhD Candidate in Water and Environmental Engineering program)

A part of Iowa City Darwin Day: Science Fest

"Finely crafted, beautifully filmed, thoroughly engaging."—Alexandra MacAaron, Women's Voices for Change

This inspiring documentary chronicles the groundswell of researchers who are writing a new chapter for women scientists. Biologist Nancy Hopkins, chemist Raychelle Burks, and geologist Jane Willenbring lead viewers on a journey deep into their own experiences in the sciences, ranging from brutal harassment to years of subtle slights. Along the way, from cramped laboratories to spectacular field stations, we encounter scientific luminaries - including social scientists, neuroscientists, and psychologists - who provide new perspectives on how to make science itself more diverse, equitable, and open to all.

An initiative of the COOLIDGE CORNER THEATRE, with major support from the ALFRED P. SLOAN FOUNDATION.

*Empty seats will be filled 15 minutes prior to showtime. Please arrive at least 15 minutes early to ensure your seat. Your ticket is not a guarantee of admittance after this time.