SciFlix: A Date Night With Your Brain

Select Friday Nights at 6:30 p.m.

SciFlix is a community outreach effort designed to openly and honestly discuss science, theories, and ethics in popular fiction. Films begin at 6:30 p.m. in Regnier Hall Auditorium. Following the film, our moderator will introduce a panel of experts who provide their reactions to the film along with an audience Q&A session.

Clue (Dec. 8, note change in movie)

Six guests are anonymously invited to a strange mansion for dinner, but after their host is killed, they must cooperate with the staff to identify the murderer as the bodies pile up. Susan Whitford, program director, KU Criminal Justice program will discuss the film and her work in the justice system.
Seven people in a row dressed for a dinner party

Guardians of the Galaxy (Feb. 9)

A group of intergalactic criminals must pull together to stop a fanatical warrior with plans to purge the universe. (PG-13)
five creatures or people who guard the glaxy

National Treasure (March 8)

A modern-day fortune hunter races to find an ancient treasure hidden by the Founding Fathers. (PG)
Treasuring hunting man

Alfred Hitchcock's "The Birds"(April 12)

Director Alfred Hitchcock's apocalyptic, allegorical thriller centers on an avian assault on a California coastal town, where ferocious fowl fall upon a chicken farmer, a schoolyard full of children and a socialite.
woman running with birds chasing her

The Graduate (May 10)

A disillusioned college graduate finds himself torn between his older lover and her daughter.
man standing looking at woman's legs
Regnier Hall Auditorium
Regnier Hall , Auditorium
12610 Quivira
Overland Park , Kansas

Brought to you by the KU School of Professional Studies undergraduate degree in Applied Science in Biotechnology, our mission is to entertain the public with movies and refreshments and fan the sparks of creative and critical thinking to life.


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