Thursday, November 26, 2015

Discussing the film and the hero Heneral Luna at Cafe Scientifique at the Mind Museum



For Bonifacio Global City’s yearly Passionfest festival, The Mind Museum will be celebrating Philippine history and heroes with Café Scientifique: Heroes and Human Nature.


CAFÉ SCIENTIFIQUE: 
HEROES AND HUMAN NATURE

November 29, 2015
4 to 6 PM 
The Canopy Plaza 
The Mind Museum 

ABOUT CAFE SCIENTIFIQUE

Café Scientifique is an international movement and public science initiative wherein scientists and artists communicate their research and passions to the audience in an informal way to promote the public understanding of science.

Building on the success of the Heneral Luna film, Café Scientifique: Heroes and Human Nature will feature a panel of speakers who will engage the public in a conversation about our Philippine heroes and historical figures.



DISCUSSING THE FILM
HENERAL LUNA

Historian Dr. Ricardo Jose will discuss the context of the events that occurred in the film, and whether the film has helped to change the youth’s perceptions on history and their interest in learning about it.

Anthropologist Felipe Jocano Jr. will share how heroes were influenced by their social environments, and what qualities we look for in a figure for us to consider him or her as a hero.

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Heneral Luna main actor John Arcilla will also share his experiences and insights on playing this influential figure. The discussion will also conclude with an open forum, so the audience can also share their questions and stories with the group.

This lecture is free to the public, and requires no entrance fee. For inquiries and reservations, click here.

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