Modern Narrative Film Series: Her
Coastal Carolina University’s Modern Narrative Film Series presents a screening of Spike Jonze’s 2013 film, Her October 24 in the Coastal Theater. This science fiction drama explores an unconventional love story in which a man falls in love with a conscious, self-aware computer operating system that constantly updates to fulfill his emotional needs. Starring Joaquin Phoenix and featuring the voice of Scarlett Johansson, Her questions our relationship with those most beloved of creatures, our cellphones. Following the screening, Ryan Shelley, CCU lecturer of English, discusses the increasingly blurred boundary between humans and technology. Free.