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Screening and Q&A: The Sound of Silence

November 6, 2019 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm

$5 – $15

The Sound of Silence
Best Buy Theater
Wednesday, November 6
5:00 – 8:00 p.m.

Tickets: $15 (general); $5 (students)

Come experience The Sound of Silence. Peter Sarsgaard stars with Rashida Jones in this independent film as a kind of acoustic cartographer, a “house tuner” who hires out his services adjusting the soundscapes of people’s homes – while systematically mapping the notes of New York City neighborhoods.

This thought-provoking film and auditory adventure is screening for one night only at Northrop’s Best Buy Theater. Afterward, join us for conversation with screenwriter and producer Ben Nabors. Nabors will discuss the film – and how science informed its story and writing – with IonE Associate Director and pediatric neuropsychologist Cathy Jordan.

5:00 – 6:00 p.m.  Hors d’oeuvres & cash bar (Northrop Gallery)
6:00 – 7:30 p.m.  Film screening (Best Buy Theater)
7:30 – 8:00 p.m.  Discussion (Best Buy Theater)

Brought to you by the University of Minnesota’s
Institute on the Environment. Through interdisciplinary and community-engaged research, education, and storytelling, IonE works to build a future where people and planet prosper together. All ticket proceeds for this event support the Institute’s Impact Goal initiatives.



November 6, 2019
5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
$5 – $15


Best Buy Theater, Northrop
84 Church Street SE
Minneapolis, MN 55455 United States
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