Will a Robot Be Your Friend? Movie Screening & Science Talk

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2012's "Robot and Frank" charmed and challenged moviegoers with the story of a robot that befriends an aging cat burglar, played by Frank Langella. Wonderfest and Variety Children's Charity are teaming-up to present a special screening of "Robot and Frank" along with affectionate commentary by UC Berkeley EECS professor Ken Goldberg.
The beautiful little "Variety Preview Theater" will open its doors at 6:30pm, and the movie will begin at 7:30. Free popcorn will abound; drinks and candy will be available. Following the movie, Prof. Goldberg will describe the current state of robotics and artificial intelligence.

*** Seating is limited; purchase tickets to guarantee seating ***

Will a robot -- someday soon -- be your friend? Come explore with us!

TITLE: Will a Robot Be Your Friend?

SPEAKER: Prof. Ken Goldberg (http://www.eecs.berkeley.edu/Faculty/Homepages/goldberg.html), UC Berkeley
MOVIE SCREENING: Robot and Frank < http://robotandfrank-film.com >

WHEN: Saturday, March 23, 7:30pm (doors open at 6:30)

WHERE: The Variety Preview Room Theater (http://www.varietync.org/screening-room), The Hobart Bldg., 1st Floor, 582 Market Street at 2nd & Montgomery, San Francisco, CA 94104
ACCOMMODATIONS: Reception lounge and plush theater seating for 49 (maximum)
SERVING: Cash bar and candy for sale; FREE popcorn
BENEFITTING: Wonderfest & Variety Children’s Charity of Northern California (http://www.varietync.org)

ADMISSION: $20 per person
TICKETS: http://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/338734

BENEFITTING: Wonderfest & Variety Children’s Charity of Northern California (http://www.varietync.org)


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