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Cocktail rendezvous with Christiane Bergevin

Wed, 2006-11-29 18:00
Royal Victoria College (RVC) Residence : 3425 rue University Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 2A8

Part of the Come & Be Inspired Series. Join us and take the opportunity to meet and greet with Christiane Bergevin, BCom'84, and be inspired by the success story of an influential woman.

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Darwin Day at the Redpath Museum

Sun, 2007-02-11 16:00
Redpath Museum : 859 rue Sherbrooke Ouest Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 0C4

Dr. André Costopoulos, Anthropology, McGill: "What does it mean to be 98% chimp?" That's another way of asking, "What does it mean to be human?" We're both very similar to and different from our closest primate relatives. By examining the similarities and differences, we can learn about ourselves as we are now and about how we became human. Understanding how we differ from chimps is a good way to start understanding who we are.

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Super science documentary films - 'Andy Goldsworthy: Rivers and Tides/Working with Time'

Sun, 2007-01-14 16:00
Redpath Museum : 859 rue Sherbrooke Ouest Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 0C4

Thomas Riedelshiemer, UK/USA/France, 2003: Follows Scottish artist Andy Goldsworthy as he uses natural materials to create site-specific pieces which he then leaves to be carried away -- or destroyed altogether -- by the elements. The artist explains as he creates that part of the beauty of his work is that it isn't lasting. A mesmerizing idyll that maneuvers us into a whole new way of looking at the delicate relationship between man, art and nature.

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Super science documentary films - 'March of the Penguins'

Sun, 2007-01-21 16:00
Redpath Museum : 859 rue Sherbrooke Ouest Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 0C4

Luc Jocquet, 2004: Academy award-winning film about the life cycle of Emperor penguins in the extreme conditions of Antarctica.

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Super science documentary films - 'L'Erreur boréale'

Sun, 2007-02-04 16:00
Redpath Museum : 859 rue Sherbrooke Ouest Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 0C4

Richard Desjardins,1999: Jutra award-winning film about the massacre of Quebec's northern forests and the government's indifference. Followed by a presentation that addresses environmental responsibility in the context of sustainable development using a short documentary on forest management and regeneration in Quebec as prepared by Quebec Council of Forest Industries. Led by Patrice Tardif, executive director, WoodWorks! program in Quebec, and representative of Quebec forest products industry.

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Super science documentary films - 'A Life Among Whales'

Sun, 2007-02-18 16:00
Redpath Museum : 859 rue Sherbrooke Ouest Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 0C4

Bill Haney, 2006: Chronicles the life of whale biologist Robert Payne and his passion to understand and conserve the world's whales.

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Super science documentary films - 'Cane Toad'

Sun, 2007-01-28 16:00
Redpath Museum : 859 rue Sherbrooke Ouest Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 0C4

Mark Lewis, 1988: This oddball documentary tells the strange story of imported cane toads, introduced to Australia in 1935 from Hawaii, supposedly to wipe out pesky beetles. The toads' main skill turns out to be reproducing, and the film's main purpose is to make you laugh.

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Super science documentary films - 'Volcano Under the City'

Sun, 2007-02-25 16:00
Redpath Museum : 859 rue Sherbrooke Ouest Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 0C4

Antoine de Maximy, 2004: Deep inside a volcano, a team of scientists camps amid rockslides and seething sulfur dioxide gas. Their mission: to study this deadly mountain up close to find out what makes it tick. The fate of nearly half a million people in a nearby city could be at stake.

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Super science documentary films - 'Darwin's Nightmare'

Sun, 2007-03-04 16:00
Redpath Museum : 859 rue Sherbrooke Ouest Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 0C4

Hubert Sauper, France/Austria/Belgium, 2004: Documentary on the effect of fishing the Nile perch in Tanzania's Lake Victoria. The predatory fish, which has wiped out the native species, is sold in European supermarkets, while starving Tanzanian families have to make do with the leftovers.

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Super science documentary films - 'The Score'

Sun, 2007-03-11 16:00
Redpath Museum : 859 rue Sherbrooke Ouest Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 0C4

2005: Based on an award-winning play by Vancouver's Electric Company Theatre, this drama tells the story of a brilliant researcher who is on the cusp of isolating a cancer-causing gene. Produced with Genome Canada.

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