Perth readers! Win a double pass to a special Q&A Screening next Saturday 18 August at Event Innaloo (6.30pm)
This August, science soars into deep space in Living Universe, an Australian feature documentary tackling the momentous question: are we alone? Narrated by everyone’s favourite scientist Dr Karl Kruszelnickiand Australian astrophysicist Professor Tamara Davis, the film will screen at Event Innaloo and Event Whitford Cityon 10, 11, 15and 18 August 2018. Other states can be found here.
Space scientist Alexandre M. Kling and exoplanet specialist Megan Shabramfrom NASA’s Ames Research Centre, will attend a Q&A on Saturday 18thAugust at Event Innaloo (6.30pm) to answer the audience’s burning questions following the film. This screening is part of National Science Week(11-19 August).
Tickets to this event can be purchased here: https://www.livinguniverse.com.au/tickets/.
An interstellar adventure searching for life on another planet, the film follows the 50-year journey of a starship piloted by artificial intelligence, Captain Artemis (voiced by Prof Davis) to an imaginary planet Minerva B, set 150 years in the future. The speculative voyage is presented alongside interviews with the world’s top scientific visionaries, drawing from their expertise to offer insights into our collective future exploring deep space.
Eight years in the making, the film is not science fiction, but rather science faction. Living Universe blends state of the art visual effects with storytelling anchored solidly in the latest scientific research. We meet the best minds in the field of space exploration, planetary science and astrobiology including NASA leaders: Steve Squyres (Interplanetary Explorer) Natalie Batalha (Research Astronomer) and Gentry Lee(Chief Engineer at the Jet Propulsion Laboratory and sci-fi author).
A truly international project, Living Universeis produced by independent producers Essential Media in Australia and ZED in France with co-production partner CuriosityStream.com in the US and financed with the assistance of Screen Australia, Create NSW, and Creative Europe– MEDIA Programme of the European Union.
Fill out the entry form below for your chance to win!
Terms and Conditions: Competition open to those who can make the screening on the date above. Competition closes 9am Thursday, 16 August 2018. Winners notified.