What would we remember, and what would we forget, if given the chance?
In the near future, a time of artificial intelligence: 86-year-old Marjorie – a jumble of disparate, fading memories — has a handsome new companion who looks like her deceased husband and is programmed to feed the story of her life back to her. Like the best science fiction, Marjorie Prime’s uses technology as a mirror back on ourselves. Artificial intelligence, here, has a very human relevance: to family, memory, and love, and the film is driven by outstanding human performances from Lois Smith, Jon Hamm, Geena Davis, and Tim Robbins. What would we remember, and what would we forget, if given the chance?
Preceded by another look into AI options for the home, in I, Loneliness Gadget.
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Recommended for ages 16 and up
Off The Stage Events
- Saturday, Mar 10 at 6pm – Final Gallery Talk / Panel
- Hybrid Careers in Art & Science
- Moderated by Pakinam Amer, Editor of Nature Middle East
- anelists (exhibition artists): Zahra Al-Mahdi, Noah Hutton, Giulia Grossmann, Cosmic Neman, Winslow Porter, Sally Warring, Milica Zec
- The Project Space
- No signup required
- Jane - Opening Feature Documentary
- Fragile Lives - Short Film Program – Matinee
- Unrest - Feature Documentary
- Hybrid Creatures - Short Film Program – Matinee
- Marjorie Prime - Feature Film – Festival closing
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