Penn Bioethics Film Fest

/Penn Bioethics Film Fest

march, 2018

20mar(mar 20)5:30 pm22(mar 22)9:00 pmPenn Bioethics Film Fest

Event Details

The Department of Medical Ethics and Health Policy of the University of Pennsylvania Perelman School of Medicine will host its third annual Bioethics Film Festival, Frankenstein, March 20-22.

The screenings will begin at 6 pm, and will be preceded by a reception. In addition to the screening there will be a panel discussion of the film with Penn faculty and guests.

Tuesday, March 20
5:30pm – Reception
6:00pm – The Bride of Frankenstein (1935)

Moderator: Lance Wahlert (University of Pennsylvania)
Discussant: Susan Lederer (University of Wisconsin)

Wednesday, March 21
5:30pm – Reception
6:00pm – Young Frankenstein (1974)

Jonathan D. Moreno (Penn Department of Medical Ethics & Health Policy, Penn PIK)
Peter Decherney (Penn Cinema Studies)
Marcia Ferguson (Penn Cinema Studies)
Adrian Raine (Penn Department of Criminology, Penn PIK)

Thursday, March 22
5:30pm – Reception
6:00pm – Screening of Blade Runner – Final Cut (2007)

Dominic Sisti (Penn Department of Medical Ethics and Health Policy)
Stephanie Dick (Penn Department of History and Sociology of Science)
Michael Swanwick (Award-winning author of science fiction books & short stories)


20 (Tuesday) 5:30 pm - 22 (Thursday) 9:00 pm


International House

3701 Chestnut Street; Philadelphia, PA 19104

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The Greater Philadelphia Film Office (GPFO) is a "film commission" representing southeastern Pennsylvania that officially serves the counties of Bucks, Chester, Delaware, Montgomery, and Philadelphia.

We are a member of the Association of Film Commissions International (AFCI). GPFO, first established in 1985 as a part of Philadelphia city government, continues to reside within city offices.

In 1992, we became a regional economic development agency, incorporating in 2000 as the Greater Philadelphia Film Office, a Pennsylvania nonprofit corporation.


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