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A scene from 'WALL-E'

Nights of science and fiction at CosmoCaixa

Thursday evenings in summer will see the screening of films such as 'Avatar', 'Artificial Intelligence' and 'Blade runner'.

Coinciding with the temporary exhibition Robots: The humans and the machines, CosmoCaixa will be devoting the 2018 edition of the CosmoNits film cycle to robotics and the relation between humans and robots. The sessions will start on 5 July and the sessions will take place every Thursday until 2 August, and will also feature live music.

Avatar, embodying the futuristic vision of James Cameron, which premiered in 2009, will kick off the cycle, and the Big Pocket Orchestra will whet the audience’s appetite with a repertoire of film music. A week later, it will be the turn of A.I. Artificial intelligence, which was directed by Steven Spielberg and based on a project by Stanley Kubrick. That evening there will also be a concert, in this case by Anthus, one of the most highly acclaimed groups of male jazz vocalists in the country. Blade Runner will arrive at CosmoCaixa on 19 July - preceded by a performance by Minimal Hits, and on the 26th it will be the turn of Mel Brooks’ Young Frankenstein (this year sees the 200th anniversary of the publication of the novel Frankenstein or the modern Prometheus by Mary Shelley. Before the filmbegins, Pau Blanc will present songs from his debut album.

The screening of WALL-E, a mainly computer-generated film directed by Andrew Stanton, will bring this edition of CosmoNits to a close and the music will be supplied by The Soul Titoo's.

The concerts will begin at 9 pm, followed by the screenings an hour later. Admission to CosmoNits also allows for access to the museum and temporary exhibition. For more information, check out the following link.

Publication date: Wednesday, 04 July 2018
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