Science on Screen: The Imitation Game

10 January 2018

Location: The Francis Crick Institute, 1 Midland Road, London, NW1 1AT

Time: 19:00-22:15

The Imitation Game

Image credit: Black Bear Pictures, Bristol Automative 

This Oscar-winning World War 2 thriller tells the story of the genius computer scientist Alan Turing and his quest to break the German Enigma code. Starring Benedict Cumberbatch.

Followed by a panel discussion and audience Q&A to explore the themes of the film.

Speakers:

  • Aengus Stewart, head of Bioinformatics at the Crick
  • James Turner, Group Leader, Sex Chromosome Biology Laboratory and member of the Crick's Equality, Diversity and Inclusion (EDI) committee 
  • Kirstie Whitaker, Research Fellow at The Alan Turing Institute


Age guidance: Certificate 12 

Watch the trailer here
Book tickets here (Booking opens on 17 Nov)

ABOUT SCIENCE ON SCREEN

This autumn and winter the Francis Crick Institute presents our first film festival: a series of compelling dramas with a science twist. Come along to enjoy top notch films, a drink from the bar, complimentary popcorn and great after-show discussions with our panel of speakers from the Crick and beyond.

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