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Science Movie Night: Age of Champions
Age of Champions is the uplifting story of a group of athletes—a 100-year-old tennis champion, 86-year-old pole vaulter, octogenarian swimmers, and team of basketball grandmothers—all chasing gold at the National Senior Games. Meet these passionate and inspiring competitors and discover what makes them tick.
Join Kevin Kohl, PhD. student in the Department of Biology at University of Utah, following the film for a discussion of the physiology of aging and what the latest science tells us about aging.
Director: Christopher Rufo
Run time: 70 minutes
Official Selection – 2011 Silverdocs AFI/Discovery Channel Documentary Festival; Official Selection – 2011 Austin Film Festival
Science Movie Night is presented by the Natural History Museum of Utah in partnership with the Utah Film Center. We thank the Salt Lake City Public Library, our presenting sponsor.
This event is free and open to the public.