Philippe Petit walking a tight rope

2020 MOVIES

 

Theme: INNOVATIVE TECHNOLOGIES
Jan 2020
Hot Millions (1968)
Peter Ustinov, Dame Maggie Smith, and Karl Malden star in this fun film about a computer hacker’s scheme to defraud a company and earn millions for his efforts.
Feb 2020
Man on Wire (2008)
Tightrope walker Philippe Petit’s amazing technological feat of 1974 is the focus of this documentary. He walked between the twin towers of New York City’s World Trade Center, later destroyed by terrorists.
Mar 2020
Benjamin Franklin (2006)
Franklin gains world fame for his scientific explorations and social innovations, then turns to diplomacy to mediate animosity between England and the colonies.
Apr 2020
When the Moors Ruled in Europe (2005)
Historian Bettany Hughes narrates this documentary about the achievements of the Moors, an Islamic society that ruled in Spain for 700 years.
May 2020
Artificial Intelligence: AI (2001)
A robotics company builds David, an artificial kid which is the first to have real feelings, especially a never-ending love for his “mother,” who adopted him as a substitute for her real son, who remains in cryo-stasis, stricken by an incurable disease.
Theme: MUSIC
Sep 2020
TBA
Oct 2020
TBA
Nov 2020
TBA
Dec 2020
TBA
NOTE:glass of wine
The right combination of exercise, learning, (and wine) can improve memory.Exercise improves mood, information processing, makes thinking more flexible.Mentally stimulating activities cause improvements in memory—such as reading our background articles, and analyzing and discussing the sometimes complex issues presented in film. 🙂

For people over 60, light or moderate alcohol intake is associated with better recall of past events, according to a new study.
—PsyBlog

But, why wait!

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