Doc Films & the Seminary Co-op present Lab Coats in Hollywood & Woman in the Moon

07/07/2011 8:00 pm

In Lab Coats in Hollywood, David A. Kirby examines the interaction of science and cinema: how science consultants make movie science plausible, how filmmakers negotiate scientific accuracy within production constraints, and how movies affect popular perceptions of science. Kirby will address many of the issues raised in his book with reference to Fritz Lang's Woman in the Moon, which will screened following his talk. For more info on location and ticket cost, please click here. Copies of the book will be available for purchase at the event.

David A. Kirby is Lecturer in Science Communication Studiesat the Centre for History of Science, Technology, and Medicine at theUniversity of Manchester, England.

Book List
ISBN-13: 9780262014786
Availability: Not Currently In Stock at Our Stores
Published: MIT Press (MA), 2/2011

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