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Virtual Screening: Controversy to Cure

Through our Virtual Screening Room, you can rent films curated by the Coolidge team, while helping to support the Coolidge during this unprecedented time.

From Controversy to Cure is a documentary film chronicling the biotech boom in Cambridge, Massachusetts. Get the inside story behind the contentious debate about genetic engineering that erupted in the city of Cambridge in the summer of 1976, pitting scientist against scientist and citizen against citizen. And discover how the unlikely mix of science and engineering, politics, the space race, and urban renewal transformed Kendall Square into one of the world’s most extraordinary innovation clusters—a community now on the front lines of the battle against Covid-19.

  • Hosted By

    Science on Screen

  • Date

    August 21, 2020 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm