290 Harvard St.
Brookline, Massachusetts

The Coolidge Corner Theatre’s Science on Screen series presents director Luchino Visconti's gorgeous1971 film DEATH IN VENICE, in which an artist obsessed by his ideal of physical and spiritual beauty jeopardizes his own life to be near the object of his desire. Before the film, Harvard psychologist Nancy Etcoff, author of the critically acclaimed popular science book Survival of the Prettiest, discusses the science of beauty.

Official Website: http://www.coolidge.org/science

Added by lonescribe on February 8, 2011

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