Rosemary’s Baby

    Friday March 8, 2013 @ 9:30 PM


    1968, USA, Roman Polanski, 136 min.

    Starring Mia Farrow, John Cassavetes and Ruth Gordon

    Introduced by neuroscientist Ioana Carcea

    Free with a $7 bar minimum


    SMOKE SCREENS:

    • According to Mia Farrow, the scenes where Rosemary walks in front of traffic were spontaneous and genuine. Roman Polanski is reported to have told her that "nobody will hit a pregnant woman."
    • Not an illusion: Mia Farrow actually ate raw liver for a scene in the movie.
    • The Dakota Building on Manhattan's Upper West Side was renamed The Bramford for the film. But we all know it is the Dakota…


    About the Speaker

    Ioana Carcea is a postdoctoral scientist at New York University School of Medicine where she works with Dr. Robert Froemke on understanding the neuronal circuitry subserving auditory perception and cognitive flexibility in animal models. Previously she received a doctoral degree from Mount Sinai School of Medicine in New York where she completed her thesis on molecular mechanisms leading to correct circuit assembly during development in the laboratory of Dr. Deanna Benson. She also received an undergraduate medical degree from “Gr.T. Popa” University of Medicine and Pharmacy in Iasi, Romania. 


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