Ethics in Film: Ex Machina

Date: 
Friday, May 5, 2017 -
7:00pm to 9:15pm
Location: 
Ceremonial Hall - 4th floor
Admission: 
Suggested donation: $5, includes snacks and beverages
Moderator: Chris Everett
 
Directed by Alex Garland
 
Caleb Smith (Domhnall Gleeson) wins a competition to spend a week at the private mountain estate of the company's brilliant and reclusive CEO, Nathan Bateman (Oscar Isaac). Upon his arrival, Caleb learns that Nathan has chosen him to be the human component in a Turing Test – charging him with evaluating the capabilities of Ava (Alicia Vikander), his latest experiment in artificial intelligence.

Post-film discussion led by Chris Everett