The fifth season of Filmosophy will return in the Autumn/ Winter of 2015 and will focus on the theme of ‘regeneration’. This season will be offered in association with the Centre for Regenerative Medicine. The MRC Centre for Regenerative Medicine (CRM) is a world leading research centre studying stem cells, disease and tissue repair to advance human health.
The following list of films will form the basis for the shortlist that will be screened during the season. They deal either directly or indirectly with the research currently being undertaken at CRM, the diseases studied, and associated ethical issues surrounding the use of stem cells. They allow us to distinguish between science fiction and science fact, and to gain a valuable insight into the lives of those touched by the diseases and injuries that regenerative medicine aims to treat.
Each film will be preceded by a short introduction and followed by a range of post-screening events, featuring scientists from the Centre for Regenerative Medicine and other invited speakers. You can get involved by adding your comments on any of the films or by suggesting related titles.
You can find out more about the work of the CRM on their website: http://www.crm.ed.ac.ukRead less