“He’s not a man, he’s a machine.” Time to get back to your old school Singularity roots with The Terminator.
The future is bleak for humanity, ever since those machines at SKYNET became self-aware and launched an extinction campaign of nuclear proportions. They've also mastered time-travel and sent their best automaton assassin back to 1984 to kill Sarah Connor, mousy waitress/future mother of The Chosen One. Arnold Schwarzenegger’s T-800 model relentlessly pursues his mission to annihilate the human race and usher in The Robot Apocalypse. Though many spin-offs have spawned from the original, none captures the thrill of the chase like the original Terminator.
Director: James Cameron. 1984. 108 min. 35mm.
Followed by a panel discussing the new world of artificial intelligence—exploring realities and popular myths of AI, looking at how the AI revolution is arguably looking less like Rosie the Robot and more so algorithms flying passenger jets and seizing control of Wall Street. With Steven Levy (senior writer for Wired magazine), Dennis Shasha (author of Natural Computing), Manoj Narang (CEO of high-frequency trading company Tradeworx), Molly Sauter (MIT researcher of hacker culture). Moderated by Malcolm Harris, journalist for The New Inquiry.
Part of the Doomsday Film Festival and Symposium.
Ticket Price: $12, Film Club Member: $8.
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