Science Art Cinema, a popular event series and a 2014 Knight Arts Challenge winner that celebrates science and art through the lens of film, is one of Frost Science’s innovative programs. The program seeks to bring art and science enthusiasts together by mixing science and science fiction films with performances and multimedia presentations.

Selected films will be screened at the Frost Planetarium on Thursday, August 31, 2017 during a reception that will kick off at 7 p.m.

Winning films will be awarded and highlighted on the Frost Science website.

2017 Science Art Cinema Jury Panel

Christian Slater currently stars as Mr. Robot in the Golden Globe Award-winning television series, "Mr. Robot." He will next star in "King Cobra" with James Franco. Recent film credits include Lars Von Trier's "Nymphomaniac" and another...

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Diliana Alexander is the Executive Director of FilmGate Miami, an organization which empowers Florida's visual storytellers and delivers a range of multidisciplinary programs in film, digital media, interactive and immersive content, virtual and augmented reality.  She...

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Dr. Elizabeth Losin is an Assistant Professor of Psychology and Director of the Social and Cultural Neuroscience Lab at the University of Miami. She received her PhD in Neuroscience from UCLA in 2012 and came...

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Jaie Laplante is an internationally recognized leader and influencer in film culture. As a critic and journalist in Canada in the late 1980s and 1990s, he published more than 400 pieces on contemporary commercial and international...

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Dr. Jorge Perez-Gallego is a multifaceted scientist, designer and educator, with a Ph.D. in astronomy and a Master of Fine Arts in design. As an astronomer, he has led an international team of colleagues in...

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Barron Sherer is a time-based media artist with a background in moving image archival practice and research. He graduated from the University of South Carolina with a B.A. in media arts. From there, he worked...

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Joining the museum in 2012, Kevin Arrow manages Frost Science’s physical collection, and acts as a liaison between the Museum and the contemporary art community. Arrow developed the Knight Arts Challenge-funded Science Art Cinema program,...

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Science Art Cinema is supported by the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation.

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