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Blade Runner 2019: Did Life Imitate Art?


  • WHEN Tuesday, May 14, 2019 at 6 p.m.
  • WHERE Atkinson Hall Auditorium, UC San Diego, 9500 Gilman Drive, La Jolla, CA 92093
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  • AGES All ages
  • COST Free

Three futurists will have a conversation about the Blade Runner film legacy and its relevance to Southern California followed by a reception and film screening.

Guest speakers include UC San Diego Alumnus and award-winning sci-fi author David Brin, Hollywood insider Paul Sammon and urban theorist Mike Davis. The panel will be moderated by Stephen Potts, former UC San Diego faculty member in the Department of Literature.

The panel discussion and film screening are free and open to the public but space is limited.
**Registration is required for both events, separately.

5:45 p.m.: Doors Open
6 p.m.: Introduction
6:10 p.m.: Panel Discussion
6:45 p.m.: Audience Q&A
7 p.m.: Reception with light refreshments
8 p.m.: Film screening Blade Runner: The Final Cut (2007, 117 min.)
10 p.m.: Screening concludes

Dates and times of events are subject to change without notice. Always check the event organizer's website for the most updated schedule before attending.

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