See the Pixar animated classic WALL-E like you never have before at this special screening hosted by the Field Museum. On October 28 the historic Music Box Theater will present this intelligent and thoughtful film that touches on important topics like the environment, technology and society. Join experts from the Field Museum who will be on hand to lead a discussion for all ages on the scientific themes featured in the movie.
Centered on a lonely robot that is cleaning up a planet that humans have abandoned, this entertaining tale is a family-friendly favorite that kids and adults love equally. When the energetic robot EVE arrives where WALL-E is working, they take off across the galaxy on a wild ride. The story follows their adventures as WALL-E finally finds friendship after 700 years and learns about the devastating pollution that humans have caused. Whether you’ve seen this Pixar film from 2008 a million times or never before, the Music Box is a perfect way to see it on the big screen.
After the film, there will be a vibrant discussion on the state of the environment and how we can all pitch in to do our part to help the planet. Conservation Ecologist Abigail Derby Lewis will talk about the many themes that the film explores. Discussion and questions will be encouraged, so come ready to share your thoughts.