Science on Screen

JIM ALLISON: BREAKTHROUGH

Directed by Bill Haney

USA, 2019, 1h 30min, DCP

Science on Screen

AFS Cinema

6406 N I-35 Suite 3100 Austin, TX, 78752

Showtime

Sat, Nov 30

Pricing

General Public
$11.25 evening / $9 matinee

$3 discounts for AFS MAKE & WATCH members. Free for LOVE & Premiere.

Join us for a discussion after the film with Lauren Ehrlich, PhD, Associate Professor in the Department of Molecular Biosciences at UT.

Breakthrough is a documentary about a scientist named Jim Allison who grew up in a small town in Alice, Texas. After the passing of his mother at a young age, Jim devotes his life to finding a cure for the terrible disease. Now at 70, this documentary features a retelling of the hard work and the struggles he experienced that led to his Nobel Prize-winning discovery. Featured are stories directly from the man himself as well as his friends and family. This documentary is narrated by Woody Harrelson and Written and directed by Bill Haney.

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