Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

Events

  • Codebreaker
  • Film
  • 4/4/2013
  • 17:30-20:00
  • Spencer Museum of Art
  • Host: University Honors Program, School of Engineering, Center for Digital Humanities, Dept. of Film & Media Studies, Dept. of Women, Gender, and Sexu
Event Description
Codebreaker is a docu-drama about the tumultuous life of Alan Turing, in whose honor the Spencer Museum mounted a major exhibition in the Spring and Summer of 2012. Turing, a British mathematician, helped crack Nazi codes and laid the foundation for the modern computer. He also endured severe persecution for his homosexuality. This film includes mature content. Running time: 81 minutes. The screening will be followed by a Q&A with Patrick Sammon, executive producer of the film.