The Colonial Theatre presents
SCIENCE ON SCREEN®: films paired with presentations from notable scientists
About the film:
Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory
A sweet boy from a poor family dreams of finding a rare golden ticket: the all-access pass inside the magical factory of reclusive and eccentric candy maker, Willy Wonka (Gene Wilder). A group of ghastly children discover four of five tickets hidden inside the wrappers of their favorite chocolate bars. Will Charlie find the last – and to what end?
Directed by Mel Stuart. Screenplay written by Roald Dahl.
US. 1971. G 100 Min. Warner Bros. DCP
About the Speaker:
Dr. Jennifer Nasser
Director of Nutrition Sciences Ph.D. program at Drexel University
Dr. Nasser is an expert on the body’s cognitive response to food.
She is featured in several publications including the National Geographic Documentary Food on the Brain
Science on Screen® is an initiative of the COOLIDGE CORNER THEATRE with major support from the ALFRED P. SLOAN FOUNDATION.