In a scene from the influential Japanese anime film Akira, young men on motorcycles race through a futuristic city
01 June
Arc Cinema
FREE (Bookings essential)

Science, art and film are among the most powerful cultural institutions we have developed to understand, shape and envision our world. 

Screening monthly for FREE at Arc Cinema, SCIENCE. ART. FILM. is a series that uncovers wacky, weird and wonderful facets of science and art in films. 

Films are screened in discussion with artists and ANU scholars from different disciplines. 

Presented by the National Film and Sound Archive, Australian National Centre for the Public Awareness of Science and ANU Humanities Research Centre.



Warm Bodies + Discussion - 22 February, 6pm

Elysium 35mm + Discussion - 23 March, 6pm

Akira 35mm + Discussion - 27 April, 6pm

I, Tonya + Discussion - 18 May, 6pm

Rampage + Discussion - 1 June, 6pm


2022 screenings

The Steinach Film + Discussion - 3 November 2022, 6pm

Martha: A Picture Story + Discussion - 27 October 2022, 6pm

Contagion + Discussion - 1 September 2022, 6pm

Mars Attacks! + Discussion - 18 August 2022, 6pm

Visit the ANU Events page for more details.



Bookings are essential for all ticketed events. Learn about measures we have in place to keep you COVID-safe here. See the ACT Government COVID-19 website for more information.


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