Einstein’s Universe

Last week, James Dacey let me know about an interview he did for PhysicsWorld: In the first video, particle physicist Brian Foster and violinist Jack Liebeck talk about Einstein’s musical career and about a show they do together called “Einstein’s Universe”, which is a lecture interspersed with music. In the…

Lab Waste screening in New York

My little film about Lab Waste is screening on October 20th as part of the “Quirky Science Shorts” programming at the Imagine Science Film Festival in New York. Yay! Go see it! That evening is all shorts, so you can go home after that with the accomplished feeling of having…

HotDocs notes

I almost missed HotDocs entirely, because SciBarCamp was on May 9 and the preparations took up all my time, but I managed to catch one screening on May 10. It was a double-feature: Laughology with Amerika Idol. I didn’t buy tickets beforehand, so I lined up in rush line. I…

HotDocs

Toronto’s annual documentary film festival, HotDocs, kicks off in two days. Every year I manage to see anywhere between three and ten films there, and two years ago I attended an industry party, but this year I’ll be happy if I make it to two films on rush line. I…