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By: Debbie | July 1 2010 | Category: NIH Resources, Scientists in the Community

2010 Science in the Cinema PosterThe 2010 Science in the Cinema schedule is set, and it looks like a terrific lineup! This is the 17th year we’ve held this event in the Washington, D.C., metropolitan area. Hosted by the National Institutes of Health Office of Science Education (OSE), the six- week summer film and discussion series will again be held at the beautiful American Film Institute Theatre and Cultural CenterExternal Web Site Policy in Silver Spring, Maryland.

We show all our films with captions or English subtitles and provide American Sign Language interpreters and real-time captioning for the postfilm discussions.

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Are free! We expect a full house each evening and cannot guarantee tickets in advance. You may pick up tickets (up to four per person) at the AFI Silver Theatre Box Office beginning at 4:00 p.m. the day of show only.

The program starts at 7:00 p.m. After a brief introduction to the film, we show it in its entirety. Right after the screening, a guest speaker comments on the health and medical aspects of the film as well as its accuracy. The speaker then fields questions from the audience.

If you have questions about Science in the Cinema, please visit our Web site or contact OSE at
Telephone: 401-402-2470
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