Celebrated journalist an author Malcolm Gladwell leads the first comprehensive documentary look at self-driving cars in Autonomy. The film is a cinematic exploration of the world of automated vehicles—from their technical history to the personal narratives of those affected by them to the many unanswered questions about how this technology will affect modern society. Autonomy features interview with industry pioneers and scenes with cutting-edge “AVs” in action around the world. Inspired by a special issue of “Car and Driver,” Autonomy reinforces the context of where the “car” meets the coming revolution in mobility, presenting an essential primer on the subject and how it will affect you.
Join special guest Benjamin Kuipers, Professor of Computer Science and Engineering, for a post-film discussion.
The Science on Screen program is an initiative of the Coolidge Corner Theatre, with major support from the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation. The Michigan Theater’s Science on Screen program is also sponsored by Arbor Research Collaborative for Health.
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