Ex Machina - Glasgow

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Ex Machina
Screening
Ex Machina

Event Date

Thu 08 Mar 2018

Event Time

10:00 - 12:00

Location

Glasgow Film Theatre,
12 Rose St,
Glasgow,
G3 6RB

15

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Cost

FREE

Recommended Age Group

14+

Curriculum Subject/s

  • Biology
  • Citizenship
  • Design and Technology
  • Engineering
  • Ethics
  • Geography
  • Health
  • Human
  • Human Rights
  • Philosophy
  • Physics
  • Politics
  • PSHE Education
  • Religious Education
  • Science
  • Social

WHAT: Into Film are pleased to present a screening of Ex Machina as part of the Spring Screenings programme celebrating women in animation.

WHEN: Thursday 8 March, 2018, 10am 12pm

WHERE: Glasgow Film Theatre, 12 Rose St, Glasgow G3 6RB

 

Certificate: 15, Into Film recommends 16+

Language: English

 

 

In recognition of International Women's Day in March 2018 and in support of Anim18 (the BFI FAN celebration of British Animation, led by Chapter and Film Hub Wales) Into Film's Spring Screenings programme is all about British and International Women in Animation. Highlighting a variety of career opportunities such as VFX supervisor, Puppeteer, Producer and Director within the animation industry, and through the careers of the women that have made these films, we hope to inspire young women and young men aged between 16 and 19 to think about following their own paths into the world of animation.

 

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Film title

Ex Machina


Synopsis

Winning a place on a top-secret project, computer coder Caleb is helicoptered to the secluded home of Internet company owner Nathan. Revealing that he has built a female robot called Ava, Caleb has been enlisted to test her capacity for thought and feeling. Under the gaze of CCTV, Caleb interviews Ava and finds himself not only impressed by her intelligence but also increasingly attracted to her. However, as Nathan's and Ava’s behaviour becomes increasingly erratic, Caleb is forced to question the ethics of the experiment. Winding up to a grippingly claustrophobic ending, the film slickly explores the morality and threat in creating artificial intelligence while sparking broader discussions on how gender and sexuality inform human identity.

strong language, bloody violence, sex references

Director/s

Alex Garland

Year

2014

Country of Production

Britain / USA

Genres

  • Drama
  • Science Fiction and Fantasy

Language

English

Duration

104 minutes

Venue name

Glasgow Film Theatre

Address

12 Rose St,
Glasgow,
G3 6RB