About this event:
WHAT: Join DNA expert and Field Museum scientist Erica Zahnle for a screening of The Fly at Music Box Theatre!
SO WHAT: The Field Museum at the Music Box Theatre are coming together for Field Trips: Cinema Silence, a special series of film screenings dedicated to diving into the science behind some of Hollywood’s greatest blockbusters. Each screenings will feature science professionals and lecturers introducing the films and providing a forum for discussion following the film. This edition of the series will have Erica Zahnle focusing on David Cronenberg’s The Fly! Erica Zahnle is the lead educator for the DNA Discovery Center, a permanent exhibition that helps Museum visitors explore the science behind DNA, and a research assistant in the Pritzker Lab. She will be stopping by the Music Box to discuss and elaborate on the movie science at hand, from the teleportation device to the sci fi monstrosities it creates!