In his 1985 cult classic Brazil, director Terry Gilliam predicts a dystopian future of endless bureaucracy and increasingly decrepit technology. Nearly 30 years later, the film holds up—so come see it on the big screen.
On Wednesday, March 12, at 6:30 p.m., Future Tense—a partnership of Slate, the New America Foundation, and Arizona State University—invites you to watch Brazil at Washington, D.C.'s Landmark E Street Cinema at 555 11th St. Our hosts for this movie, which the Guardian described as "Monty Python meets George Orwell," are Michael Crow, president of Arizona State University, and Daniel Sarewitz, co-director of ASU’s Consortium for Science, Policy & Outcomes.
If you would like to attend, RSVP to email@example.com with your name, email address, and any affiliation you'd like to share. You may RSVP for yourself and up to one guest, and please include your guest's name in your response. Seating is limited, so email now to get in on this opportunity to see Brazil in theaters.
This is an installment of Future Tense's "My Favorite Movie" series. Each screening features leading voices from the realm of science and technology sharing a favored film that can help guide the way we think about the future. Keep an eye on the Future Tense blog and Twitter feed to learn about our all our upcoming events.
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