REEL Science Film Series
About REEL Science
Tickets on Sale Soon!
IN A WORLD where your spaceship’s computer may be trying to kill you, where Earth is a desolate pile of trash inhabited by sensitive robots, where possibly hostile space aliens are freaking everyone out, where the only thing standing between you and certain death on a distant planet is… potatoes…
ONE EVENT brings you a panel of scientists who can HELP YOU SURVIVE.
THIS FALL, GO DEEP into the science of artificial intelligence, extraterrestrial agriculture, interspecies communication, and SO MUCH MORE.
STARRING working scientists, peer-reviewed research, audience questions, the best available evidence, and probably some SPACE PUNS.
Coming to the Adler Planetarium
Tickets on sale soon! Each event includes a film screening, trivia, Q&A, and a panel discussion with Adler scientists and special guests.
2017 - 2018 Season Lineup
October 6, 2017: The Martian [PG-13]
November 2, 2017: 2001: A Space Odyssey [G]
January 12, 2018: Arrival [PG-13]
February 9, 2018: WALL-E [G]
March 8, 2018: Demolition Man [R]*
5:30 pm: Doors to the Johnson Star Theater open
6:00 – 9:00 pm: Popcorn, Candy, and Beverages available for purchase
6:00 – 6:30 pm: Fun pre-show trivia and videos on theater screen
6:30 – 8:30 pm: Movie Runs
8:30 – 9:15/9:30 pm: Post-show “Reel Science” Talk w/ Adler Astronomer(s)
Please note the ratings on each of the films below. Parental discretion is advised.
Tickets & Pricing*
$15 General Admission Adult
$12 Member Adult
$12 Child (up to age 11)
*Ticket prices are the same for advance sales and day-of at the Box Office
Please enter through the South Box Office. You will be directed, once inside, to the Johnson Star Theater by Adler staff.