Science on Screen is a cool program that provides funding to theaters so that they can host events pairing movies with related, pop-culturey lectures by scientists. Think: Night of the Living Dead + the neurobiology of zombies.
The Science on Screen grant recipients were recently announced. If your local theater is on this list, rest assured, I envy you.
California Film Institute, San Rafael, CA
Cinema Arts Centre, Huntington, NY
The Loft Cinema, Tucson, AZ
Maiden Alley Cinema, Paducah, KY
Oklahoma City Museum of Art Film Program, Oklahoma City, OK
Real Art Ways, Hartford, CT
SIFF Cinema, Seattle, WA
Tampa Theatre, Tampa, FL
The specific programs haven't been finalized yet. But keep an eye on these theaters' calendars, to find out when you can attend a Science on Screen event!