Will a Robot Be Your Friend? Movie Screening & Talk

will a robot be your friendKen Goldberg2012’s “Robot and Frank” charmed and challenged moviegoers with the story of a robot that befriends an aging cat burglar, played by Frank Langella. Wonderfest and Variety Children’s Charity are teaming-up to present a special screening of “Robot and Frank” along with affectionate commentary by UC Berkeley EECS professor Ken Goldberg.

The beautiful little “Variety Preview Theater” will open its doors at 6:30pm, and the movie will begin at 7:30.  Free popcorn will abound; drinks and candy will be available.  Following the movie, Prof. Goldberg will describe the current state of robotics and artificial intelligence.

Will a robot — someday soon — be your friend?  Come explore with us!

*** Only 49 seats are available. Don’t be disappointed: purchase tickets early. ***


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BENEFITTING: Wonderfest & Variety Children’s Charity of Northern California

  • TITLE: Will a Robot Be Your Friend?
  • SPEAKER:Prof. Ken Goldberg, UC Berkeley
  • MOVIE SCREENING: Robot and Frank <http://robotandfrank-film.com>
  • WHEN:  Saturday, March 23, 7:30pm (doors open at 6:30)
  • WHERE:The Variety Preview Room Theater, The Hobart Bldg., 1st Floor, 582 Market Street at 2nd & Montgomery, San Francisco, CA 94107
  • ACCOMMODATIONS:  Reception lounge and plush theater seating for 49 (maximum)
  • SERVING:  Cash bar and candy for sale; FREE popcorn

ADMISSION: $20 per person 

TICKETS:  http://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/338734

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