Screening and Discussion of “Ex Machina”

Screening and Discussion of “Ex Machina”

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Wed 11 Jan 2017, 6.30 – 9.30 pm
ISEE Office
4th Floor, D10 Building, Giang Vo, Hanoi

From the organizer:

Ex Machina (stylized as ex_machina or EX_MACHINA), 108 minutes, is a 2015 independent science fiction psychological thriller film written and directed by Alex Garland in his directorial debut, and produced by Andrew Macdonald and Allon Reich. It stars Domhnall Gleeson, Oscar Isaac, and Alicia Vikander, and revolves around a programmer invited by his CEO to administer the Turing test to an intelligent humanoid robot.

Watch the film’s trailer here:

Made on a budget of $15 million, the film grossed $36.9 million worldwide and received critical acclaim. The National Board of Review recognized it as one of the ten best independent films of the year and the 88th Academy Awards honored the film with the Academy Award for Best Visual Effects, for artists Andrew Whitehurst, Paul Norris, Mark Williams Ardington and Sara Bennett. Garland was also nominated for the Academy Award for Best Original Screenplay, while Vikander’s acclaimed performance earned her BAFTA Award, Golden Globe Award, Empire Award and Saturn Award nominations, plus several film critic award wins, for Best Supporting Actress. The film was further nominated for the BAFTA Award for Best British Film, and the Hugo Award in the category Best Dramatic Presentation – Long Form.


Film screening: 6.30 – 8.20 pm
Discussion: 8.20 – 9.20 pm

• Screening: English with Vietnamese subtitles
• Discussion in Vietnamese

Free entrance. Please arrive 10 minutes prior to the screening to register.

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