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Playing at the 2013 Mead: Taxiway

Playing at the 2013 Mead: Taxiway

In the charming 2012 film Taxiway, showing Sunday, October 20, at the Mead Film Festival, French-American director Alicia Harrison opens a rare window into the hopes and aspirations of the New York City taxi drivers so many of us interact with regularly but rarely come to know. Watch the trailer.

Tags: Margaret Mead Film Festival

It Starts with a Simple Sketch

It Starts with a Simple Sketch

The new Hayden Planetarium Space Show Dark Universe, which premieres at the Museum on November 2, will take viewers on a journey to the edges of the observable universe and back to Earth to Bell Laboratories and Mount Wilson Observatory where groundbreaking cosmic discoveries have been made. But long before the Space Show is ready for the dome, most scenes begin with a simple sketch.

Tags: Hayden Planetarium, Dark Universe

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