Awakenings

Saturday June 15, 2019

1801 Mountain Rd NW
Albuquerque, NM 87104
US

Phone: 841-2802
Website: Click to Visit

Cost:

$8-$10

Ages:

15+

Contact:

Albuquerque Film and Music Experience

Phone: 505-265-7866
Website: Click to Visit

Catch a screening of the classic Robin Williams film.

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Be part of the AFMX Film Series as we look back at one of Robin William's best drama performances! In association with NM Museum of Natural History's new "Mind" exhibit.

Free giveaways to include tickets to future films in the series AND special items to be announced.

The victims of an encephalitis epidemic many years ago have been catatonic ever since, but now a new drug offers the prospect of reviving them.

See also: Reel World

Stay Awake

The New Mexico Museum of Natural History Foundation and the Albuquerque Film & Music Experience film series continues this Saturday, June 15 at 7pm at the NMMNH’s DynaTheater with a screening of the 1990 film Awakenings. Based on the book by Oliver Sacks, the film dramatizes the efforts of Dr. Malcolm Sayer to test the effects of the drug L-Dopa on catatonic survivors of an encephalitis epidemic. Robert De Niro, Robin Williams and Penelope Ann Miller star. The film is being screened in conjunction with the museum’s “Brain: The Inside Story” exhibit. Admission is $10 or $7.50 for Foundation members and AFME sponsors. The New Mexico Museum of Natural History is located at 1801 Mountain Rd. NW.

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