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‘Big Hero 6’ shows science’s influence on film

Young scientist Hiro Hamada (voiced by Ryan Potter) and health care robot Baymax (Scott Adsit) hug in a scene from Disney’s film, “Big Hero 6.”
Young scientist Hiro Hamada (voiced by Ryan Potter) and health care robot Baymax (Scott Adsit) hug in a scene from Disney’s film, “Big Hero 6.” Disney

For Final Friday on Dec. 29, the N.C. Museum of Natural Sciences at 11 W. Jones St., Raleigh, is hosting a screening of Don Hall and Chris Williams’ 2004 animated adventure “Big Hero 6.” The film features the voices of Scott Adsit, Ryan Potter, Daniel Henney, T.J. Miller, Damon Wayans Jr., and Alan Tudyk.

The showing is part of the “Where the Science meets the Cinema” series and will include commentary after the film by the co-coordinator of the museum’s Visual World Investigate Lab, Aaron Poteate. Doors open at 5:30 p.m., and the event begins at 7 p.m. Admission is $5. Details: 919-733-7450 or naturalsciences.org.

Other Highlights

▪ On Dec. 29, Taron Lexton’s 2017 drama “In Search of Fellini” screens at 7 p.m. at The Cary, followed by Jonathan Dayton and Valerie Faris’ 2017 drama “Battle of the Sexes” at 9 p.m.

There will be encores of “In Search of Fellini” on Dec. 30 at 9:30 p.m. and Dec. 31 at 2 p.m., and “Battle of the Sexes” on Dec. 30 at 7 p.m. and Dec. 31 at 2 p.m. Tickets are $3-$5 for each film. Details: 919-462-2051 or thecarytheater.com.

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