Sat, Jun 3 7:30 pm
Nick Rinella, Associate Scientist at ARMI BioFabUSA, discusses the current progress of cell and tissue manufacturing, and questions the future of organ transplantation and “human augmentation” followed by a screening of the sci-fi classic Blade Runner.
Director: Ridley Scott (1982), Cast: Harrison Ford, Sean Young, Rutger Hauer, Daryl Hannah, 1h 57m, R
Misunderstood when it first hit theaters, the influence of Ridley Scott’s mysterious, neo-noir Blade Runner has deepened with time. A visually remarkable, achingly human sci-fi masterpiece about a man forced by the police Boss to continue his old job as Replicant Hunter. His assignment: eliminate four escaped Replicants from the colonies who have returned to Earth. “A masterpiece of dystopian science fiction on film.” —Martin Chilton, Daily Telegraph
The Colonial’s Science on Screen programs are presented in partnership with White Mountain Science, Inc. (WMSI).