Thursday 19th March 2015 - 7:45 pm - 10:00 pm, Palmer Building
Part of British Science Week 2015 with a pre-film seminar by Charlotte Hill, University of Reading
Join us for an evening of entertainment and education as we pair the critically acclaimed film Electricity with a discussion and Q&A session led by University of Reading scientist Charlotte Hill.
Lily O’Connor hasn’t had an easy life having to deal with a dysfunctional family as well as learning to live with epilepsy. When her mum dies she vows to find her younger brother who is missing in London. A tender human story told against the reality of what it is like to experience an epileptic fit. Agnes Deyn, already a super model, proves she is a talented actress too.
Charlotte Hill, a Ph.D. student in the Cellular and Molecular Neuroscience Lab and Electrophysiologist at BioFocus, will discuss the mechanisms underlying epilepsy, the symptoms experienced by those with the neurological disorder, and the methods of treatment
UK 2014 · Directed by Bryn Higgins · with Lenora Crichlow, Paul Anderson, Christian Cooke, Agyness Deyn · 96 min
it blasts through its lean running time at a great pace and stands head and shoulders above many of its British contemporaries – EMPIRE ON LINE
Agyness Deyn shows real spark as the wilful, wounded heroine of offbeat British drama Electricity – MOVIE TALK