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September Movie – GATTACA

September 22nd, 2015 · No Comments

GATTACA, with gene/law expert Hank Greely, Wed. Sept 30


Perhaps “Biology is not destiny.” But our genetic code is at least writing on the wall!

1997’s GATTACA is a sci-fi thriller that explores what happens when society can control that writing — when eugenics and genetic discrimination are the norm. Is this our future?

Expert commentary and audience Q&A will be provided by Prof. Hank Greely, Director of the Center for Law and the Biosciences at Stanford University. Dr. Greely is both Professor of Law and Professor of Genetics, and he directs Stanford’s Program in Neuroscience and Society.

WHAT: Special screening of GATTACA

with Ethan Hawke and Uma Thurman

WHO: Expert commentary by Hank Greely, Professor of Genetics and of Law, Stanford

WHEN: 7:00 PM, Wednesday, Sept 30, 2015

WHERE: Balboa Theatre, 3630 Balboa Street, San Francisco

TICKETS: $16. Purchase here now to secure your seat. Or, purchase at the box office one hour before showtime.

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