This will be a donation-based virtual film streaming experience of the film Picture A Scientist, available to watch anytime Monday, June 15th – Thursday, June 18th).
On Wednesday 6/17 at 8:00pm EST, join in the Virtual Youtube Live Q&A with film subjects and the film’s directors/producers Ian Cheney and Sharon Shattuck. This Q&A moderated by Molly Webster of NPR’s Radiolab.
ABOUT THE FILM:
Picture A Scientist is a feature-length documentary film chronicling the groundswell of researchers who are writing a new chapter for women scientists. A biologist, a chemist and a geologist lead viewers on a journey deep into their own experiences in the sciences, overcoming brutal harassment, institutional discrimination, and years of subtle slights to revolutionize the culture of science. From cramped laboratories to spectacular field stations, we also encounter scientific luminaries who provide new perspectives on how to make science itself more diverse, equitable, and open to all.
|Wednesday June 17th at 8 PM EST:||Virtual Q&A|
|Run time:||97 minutes|
|Directors:||Ian Cheney, Sharon Shattuck|
|Producers:||Manette Pottle, Ian Cheney, Sharon Shattuck, Amy Brand|
|Cast:||Nancy Hopkins, Raychelle Burks, Jane Willenbring|
Sweeping in scope yet intimately compelling.
The film documents a reckoning both within the field and in our own brains with its fascinating and frightening examination of bias.