THE THEORY OF EVERYTHING: Special Free Screening
With Introduction from Professor Brian Greene
In recognition of the extraordinary life and achievements of the late Stephen Hawking – world-renowned theoretical physicist, cosmologist and author of ‘A Brief History of Time’ – the World Science Festival Brisbane in partnership with the Australian Cinémathèque will present a free special screening of The Theory of Everything. The event includes an opening tribute to Professor Hawking by World Science Festival co-founder Professor Brian Greene.
(Please note: Tickets to Cinema B will view a live stream of Professor Brian Greene’s introductory tribute to Stephen Hawking as Cinema A is now fully booked. The screening of the film will play in both cinemas simultaneously).
The Theory of Everything 2014 PG
DCP, COLOUR, STEREO, 123 MINS, UNITED KINGDOM, ENGLISH
DIRECTOR: JAMES MARSH / SCRIPT: ANTHONY MCCARTEN / CINEMATOGRAPHER: BENOÎT DELHOMME / CAST: EDDIE REDMAYNE, FELICITY JONES / EDITOR: JINX GODFREY / PRINT SOURCE/RIGHTS: UNIVERSAL PICTURES
The Theory of Everything is the story of the most brilliant and celebrated physicist of our time, Stephen Hawking, and Jane Wilde the arts student he fell in love with whilst studying at Cambridge in the 1960s. Starring Eddie Redmayne (“Les Misérables”) and Felicity Jones (“The Amazing Spider-Man 2”), this is the extraordinary story of one of the world’s greatest living minds, the renowned astrophysicist Stephen Hawking, who falls deeply in love with fellow Cambridge student Jane Wilde.
Once a healthy, active young man, Hawking received an earth-shattering diagnosis at 21 years of age. With Jane fighting tirelessly by his side, Stephen embarks on his most ambitious scientific work, studying the very thing he now has precious little of – time. Together, they defy impossible odds, breaking new ground in medicine and science, and achieving more than they could ever have dreamed. The film is based on the memoir ‘Travelling to Infinity: My Life with Stephen’, by Jane Hawking, and is directed by Academy Award winner James Marsh (“Man on Wire”).’ Universal Pictures
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