Science On Screen Presents:
Tickets are $8 and $6 for Tampa Theatre members
When 13-year-old Lauduree is abruptly abandoned by her dreamer single mom, the teen clings to her rural home and her passion for the environment, which catches the attention of her school science teacher, Ms. Markovi (Lili Taylor). Featuring outstanding performances by Amy Madigan (FIELD OF DREAMS), Taylor (SAY ANYTHING) and newcomer Perla Haney-Jardine (KILL BILL VOL. 2 and SPIDER-MAN 3), FUTURE WEATHER is a coming-of-age drama about saying goodbye to what we love and leaping into the unknown.
As an introduction to the film,Larry Plank, the director of Hillsborough County Public Schools’ K-12 Science, Technology, Engineering & Mathematics Education (STEM) program, will share details about school programs dedicated to science education, from robotics and STEM Fair to engineering and design challenges.
Immediately after the film, Dave Osterberg, chief meteorologist for Tampa’s FOX affiliate WTVT, will give a brief presentation on global climate change and answer questions from the audience about the films central weather themes.
Not Rated/1hr 40min/2012/Drama
Science on Screen at the Tampa Theatre is made possible through a grant from the Coolidge Corner Theatre, with support from the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation. Since 1996, the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation has sought to expand public understanding of science and technology through a nationwide film program by influencing the next generation of filmmakers to tackle science themes and increasing visibility for feature films that depict this subject matter.