Gattaca is a 1997 American science fiction film written and directed by Andrew Niccol. It stars Ethan Hawke and Uma Thurman. The film presents a biopunk vision of a future society driven by eugenics where potential children are conceived through genetic manipulation to ensure they possess the best hereditary traits of their parents. The movie draws on concerns over reproductive technologies that facilitate eugenics, and the possible consequences of such technological developments for society. Popcorn and movie followed by discussion period.
Friday, April 27, 2018 - 20:00 to 22:00