SITC: The Big Sick (2017)

Is it Science or Fiction?

Wednesday, April 17, 2019 - Wednesday, April 17, 2019

The Big Sick (2017)

Wednesday, April 17, 2019 @ 6:30 PM
Plaza Theatre - 1133 Kensington Road NW, Calgary, AB
Free Admission and Popcorn

Join the McCaig Institute for Bone and Joint Health for a free screening of 'The Big Sick', the next movie in our Science in the Cinema series. The movie is a cross-cultural romantic comedy based on the real-life story of Kumail Nanjiani, whose then ex-girlfriend was placed in a medically induced coma while doctors tried to diagnose her illness.

After the movie, McCaig Institute researcher Dr. Marvin Fritzler, MD, PhD, will discuss the difficulties of diagnosing autoimmune and rheumatic illnesses.

Date: Wednesday, April 17, 2019
Time: 6:30 p.m. (Doors open at 6:00 p.m.)
Location: The Plaza Theatre, 1133 Kensington Road NW, Calgary

Open to the general public! FREE admission and popcorn!
Seating is limited and is first come, first served.

About Science in the Cinema

Hosted by the University of Calgary's Cumming School of Medicine, Science in the Cinema brings together science and popular culture in a fun and engaging way.

Watch a film with a health science theme and listen to an expert explain the science. An interactive Question and Answer period follows each movie.

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