Reel Science: The Princess Bride

Date: May. 14, 2014 Time: 6:30-9:30 p.m. Located at: Empirical Theater
Who is this for: all ages Cost: $7 non-members; $6 members

Reel Science: The Princess Bride

with Oregon Fencing Alliance

Watch and learn at The Empirical Theater as OMSI brings the science of your favorite movies to life on the big screen. Perfect for science and film lovers alike, this monthly series combines the best Science Pub with the fun of movie night, bringing in experts to amplify your movie-watching experience.

Join us for a fun evening of swordplay, giants and a beautiful princess. Before the movie, Oregon Fencing Alliance will demonstrate to you some swashbuckling and fencing actions. Oregon Fencing Alliance is a world renowned club right here in Portland OR with over 45 World Championship medals. Mariel Zagunis, 2 -time Olympic Gold Medalist of both Athens and Beijing Olympics and the 2012 London Olympics USA Team Flag Bearer started fencing at OFA at age 10. We are hoping Mariel will join us here with her club-mates to teach you a little about the classic sport.

6:30pm: Fencing presentation wth the Oregon Fencing Alliance
7:00pm: The Princess Bride (Rated PG & 98 minutes)
9:00pm: Q&A
 
Reel Science – Empirical Theater is a new monthly event open to all ages. No RSVP or scientific background required. Just bring your curiosity, sense of humor, and appetite for food, drinks, and knowledge! Galileo's will be open with beer, wine, pizza, movie snacks and more.

$7 for non-members & $6 for members. Tell your friends. We hope to see you there!
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