Science On Screen: Babette's Feast

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Pittsburgh Filmmakers says
Pittsburgh Filmmakers presents Babette's Feast as a part of the National Evening of Science on Screen. This is the first event in an innovative series that creatively pairs classic, cult, and documentary films with lively talks led by notable figures from the world of science, technology, and medicine.

Topic: How to get the absolute most out of your home harvest: The science of food preservation.

Discussion with: Susan Marquesen, a Penn State Master Gardener and Food Preserver. Plus, members of the Pittsburgh Canning Exchange will be present to demonstrate various preservation techniques.

Film: Babette’s Feast depicts the passionate pleasures of food and the artistry of 19th-century French cooking. The first Danish film to win an Oscar for Best Foreign Language Film, it’s considered a masterpiece of the “foodie” genre. With subtitles. (Gabriel Axel, Denmark, 1987, 102 mins)

Doors open: 6:00pm
Canning Techniques: 6:30pm
Discussion: 7:00pm
Screening: 7:30pm with Q&A following

Tickets $8.00 available at the door or in advance:
http://cinema.pfpca.org/films/babettes-feast

The Science on Screen series is made possible by a generous grant from the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation and Coolidge Corner Theatre. http://scienceonscreen.org/ #scienceonscreen

Image: Can All You Can, 1943, US War Poster
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By: Pittsburgh Filmmakers

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