State Theatre of Modesto (Modesto, CA): Avatar

National Evening of Science on Screen
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2hr 42mins // directed by:James Cameron // featuring:Sam Worthington, Sigourney Weaver

The State Theatre of Modesto (Modesto, CA) will present a screening of Avatar, introduced by anthropologist Andrew Hayes. Please click here for event details.

Indigenous residents of the planet Pandora battle the invading forces of Earth, who covet the mineral resources that exist beneath Pandora’s surface. Before the film, anthropologist Andrew Hayes discusses the history of magical practices in indigenous cultures and the relationship between science and magic.


About the Film

The late Roger Ebert described Avatar best when he wrote: