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THE THIRTEENTH FLOOR + TALK
19th February 2018 @ 19:00 - 21:30
SCIENCE FICTION THEATRE presents: Computer scientist Douglas Hall (Craig Bierko) has helped create a ground-breaking virtual world modelled on 1930s Los Angeles. But when his mentor Hannon Fuller (Armin Mueller-Stahl), the leader of the project, is murdered, Hall becomes the prime suspect…
“One of the most beautiful science fiction thrillers ever filmed, and one of the most absorbing” (San Diego Union-Tribune).
The film will be preceded by a talk from Murray Shanahan, Professor of Cognitive Robotics at Imperial College London and a Senior Research Scientist at DeepMind, who will consider whether consciousness really can be transferred from one medium (such as the human body) to another (such as a computer).