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Maratus: A Documystery

Sunday, May 8, 2016 - 6:30pm

Maratus: A Documystery

Simon Cunich | 
Australia |
 2016 | 
30 minutes

When an Australian man accidentally discovers a new species of spider, the quest to scientifically verify it takes on a Homeric cast. -DW

Precedes
Catherine Ryan and Gary Weimberg | 
USA |
 2015 | 
65 minutes

Meet Dr. Marian Diamond, renowned academic and research scientist, and prepare to be smitten. Catherine Ryan and Gary Weimberg’s film follows this remarkable woman over a 5-year period and introduces the viewer to both her many scientific accomplishments and the warm, funny, and thoroughly charming woman herself, who describes her 60-year career researching the human brain as “pure joy.”

Preceded By
Veena Rao | 
USA |
 2015 | 
4 minutes

A seniors’ synchronized swimming team discovers their deep love for the water in this sunny ode to personal passion. -DW