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Photograph 51

by Anna Ziegler

April 18–May 16, 2020

London, 1952. Pioneering British biophysicist Rosalind Franklin’s DNA discovery leads to the Nobel Prize—not for her, but for three men: Francis Crick, James Dewey Watson, and Maurice Wilkins. Masterfully weaving the thriller-like twists and tension in the competitive chase to map the DNA molecule and based on the true story, this is a riveting and moving portrait of one of the great female scientists and the pivotal—yet often-overlooked—role she played in the biggest breakthrough of the 20th century.

Approximate run time: 1 hour, 30 minutes with NO intermission

Content advisory: contains mild adult language and mild adult content/themes and may not be suitable for young audiences.

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