The Museum of the Moving Image's Science on Screen series presents William Wyler's Academy Award-winning film The Best Years Of Our Lives (1946) on March 24, 2pm. In the film, three veterans struggle to readjust to civilian life after World War II. The biggest struggle comes for Homer (real-life veteran Harold Russell) who has lost both hands and must learn to adapt to prosthetic hooks.
After the film, historian of science David Serlin (UCSD) and assistive technology expert and founder of the NYU Ability Project Anita Perr will be in conversation about engineering prosthetics, masculinity, and the power and limitations of non-normative bodies.
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