Free movie night in Calgary and Edmonton!

On January 15, 2015, Alberta Innovates – Health Solutions will screen 50/50 in Edmonton and Calgary as a part of their  Science in the Cinema program. Their website says Science in the Cinema “helps illuminate the science in popular cinema and provides a venue for the general public to learn about current research. Science in the Cinema provides free screenings of selected movies related to health or biomedical issues. A researcher who works in a related field introduces each film, and following the presentation, the researcher discusses new areas of research related to the science highlighted in the movie with time for audience questions and discussion.”


Edmonton – The Metro Cinema @ 6:30 p.m.

Dr. Sarah McKillop: AYA oncologist and researcher — the first in western Canada — working at the Stollery Children’s Hospital and Cross Cancer Institute.

Tim Buckland: Three-time cancer survivor, cancer researcher with his Masters studying the cellular aspects of cancer, and Founder and Executive Director of an AYA advocacy group called Alberta Young Adult Cancer Network.

Calgary – The Globe Cinema @ 6:30 p.m.

Dr. Gregory Guilcher: Pediatric oncologist with Alberta Children’s Hospital

Michael Lang: Young adult cancer survivor, health research student, and outspoken advocate for the needs of young adults with cancer.

Admission (and a small popcorn) are free!

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