National Evening of Science set for Tuesday in Waterville

WATERVILLE — The Maine Film Center recently announced Railroad Square Cinema will take part in the third annual National Evening of Science on Screen on Tuesday, March 22. According to a news release from Shannon Haines, executive director, Maine Film Center. Nineteen independent theaters in cities across the country will participate in this event, which will feature a short introductory video, followed by a unique film and speaker presentation at each venue as part of its Science on Screen program. The cinema will screen “Computer Chess” with an introduction by Clare Bates Congdon, Visiting Associate Professor of Computer Science at Bowdoin College beginning at 7 p.m. The film is set in the early 1980s, in and around an isolated roadside hotel, where computer programmers gather for a tournament that pits…


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