Denver Museum of Nature & Science and Denver Film
Society Announce Lineup and Launch Contest for Second Annual Sci-Fi
Series includes five popular films and T-shirt
DENVER - April 23, 2012 -Back by popular
demand, the Denver Museum of Nature & Science and the Denver
Film Society are partnering to present the second annual Sci-Fi
Film Series this summer.
Beginning July 11, the series will feature a lineup of five
science fiction films, hosted by various Museum scientists and by
Vincent Piturro, English and film professor at Metropolitan State
College of Denver. Post-screening discussions will break down the
science behind these alternative possibilities, and separate fact
The series is sponsored by Xcel Energy.
Sci-Fi Film Series
Wednesdays, July 11-August 8, 7 p.m.
$12 member, $15 nonmember (per film)
Wednesday, July 11, Denver Museum of Nature &
2001: A Space Odyssey with David Grinspoon, PhD,
curator of planetary science
Wednesday, July 18, Denver
Monsters with Ka Chun Yu, PhD, curator of space
Wednesday, July 25, Denver
The Core with Ian Miller, PhD, curator of
Wednesday, August 1, Denver
The Fly with Aaron Spriggs, zoology collections
Wednesday, August 8, Denver Museum of Nature &
12 Monkeys with Nicole Garneau, PhD, curator of human
T-shirt Design Contest
Art and design enthusiasts are encouraged to get creative and
submit a T-shirt design for the film series. The top five designs
will be selected and posted to the Museum's Facebook page where
fans will vote for the top choice. For full contest details,
Learn more about the Sci-Fi Film Seriesat /learn/adults/sci-fi-film-series/.
Charlotte Hurley, PR Coordinator: 303-370-6407, Charlotte.Hurley@dmns.org
About the Denver Museum of Nature &
The Denver Museum of Nature & Science is the
Rocky Mountain Region's leading resource for informal science
education. A variety of engaging exhibits, discussions and
activities help Museum visitors celebrate and understand the
natural wonders of Colorado, Earth and the universe. The Museum is
located at 2001 Colorado Blvd., Denver, CO, 80205. To learn
more about the Museum, check www.dmns.org,
or call 303-370-6000.
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Many of the Museum's educational programs and exhibits are made
possible in part by the citizens of the seven-county metro area
through the Scientific & Cultural Facilities District.