Cancer Research UK and Cardiff sciSCREEN held a special free screening of the film 50/50 followed by a panel discussion.
The comedy-drama, starring Joseph Gordon-Levitt and Seth Rogen, was followed by talks from experts on the themes of the film and its portrayal of cancer, along with an open group discussion.
Who are we?
Cardiff sciSCREEN is a Cardiff University public engagement programme organised by members of the MRC Centre for Neuropsychiatric Genetics and Genomics (CNGG), the Centre for Social and Ethical Aspects of Genomics and Epigenetics (Cesagene), Cardiff School of Biosciences, Cardiff School of Journalism, Media and Cultural Studies, Cardiff Law School, the School of Social Sciences and Cardiff School of Medicine.
On April 16th 2015 we showed The Imitation Game, a 2014 historical thriller film directed by Morten Tyldum. The event was free and was sponsored by Cardiff University School of Social Sciences. Following the screening a panel of experts discussed key themes from the movie.
As part of British Science Week Cardiff sciscreen organised a FREE event supported by the British Science Association and the Schools Partnership Project. Following a screening of Andrew Niccol’s GATTACA a drinks reception with refreshments and post-film discussion took place.