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Sunday, July 21, 2024
1985 117 minutes Rated: PG-13 Science Fiction/Fantasy 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! Cocoon is an Oscar-winning fantasy in which the residents of a Florida rest home get a new lease on life when they stumble across an alien “fountain of youth” in a disused holiday home. Unbeknown to them, aliens have been using the swimming pool in the house to store their cocooned brethren, giving the waters a powerful, rejuvenating quality. The guest speakers for this event include Jody Jameson, Operations and Program Supervisor, Cary Senior Center and Joel Zimmerman, President, Wake County Senior Games. Science says keeping active is the key to healthy aging! Wake County Senior Games is one piece of the puzzle that keeps our mind and body happy and healthy. Learn more about this exciting organization and how you can get involved. Maybe together we will find the fountain of youth! Learn more at http://www.wcseniorgames.org/ Will call tickets may be picked up at The Cary Box Office beginning one hour prior to the movie.