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Babette’s Feast

April 26

7:00 pm

$8 to $10

1987
103 minutes
Rated G
Drama
Presented in Danish, French, and Swedish with English subtitles

Beautiful but pious sisters Martine (Birgitte Federspiel) and Philippa (Bodil Kjer) grow to spinsterhood under the wrathful eye of their strict pastor father on the forbidding and desolate coast of Jutland, until one day, Philippa’s former suitor sends a Parisian refugee named Babette (Stéphane Audran) to serve as the family cook. Babette’s lavish celebratory banquet tempts the family’s dwindling congregation, who abjure such fleshly pleasures as fine foods and wines.

Science on Screen® creatively pairs classic, cult, and documentary films with notables from the worlds of science, technology, and medicine. Each film is used as a jumping off point for a speaker to talk about interesting and relevant scientific research or technological advances, providing the perfect combination of entertainment and enlightenment! It’s where the movies and science collide!

The speaker for this event is Meredith J. Ebersohl. Meredith graduated from NC State with her Master of Science in 2007. She worked in plant biotechnology until 2012, when she returned to graduate school to pursue a Master of Public Health and become a Registered Dietitian. She is passionate about helping clients improve their health and has received a Certificate of Training in Adult Weight Management. Meredith has been with Corporate and Community Health at WakeMed for three years, where she has enjoyed teaching nutrition classes, coaching clients on their screening results, and providing individual nutrition counseling.

Will call tickets may be picked up at The Cary Box Office beginning one hour prior to the movie.