SF State physicist explores science denial with ‘Don’t Look Up’ star, director

Author: Strategic Marketing and Communications
January 19, 2022
Leanoardo DiCaprio and Jennifer Lawrence in a scene from "Don't Look Up"
Photo Credit: Courtsey of Netflix

Physics and Astronomy Chair Joseph Barranco joined director Adam McKay and actor Leonardo DiCaprio to discuss the film and climate change

The new Netflix film “Don’t Look Up” has been garnering attention from the general public, media and scientists alike for its satirical take on climate change (and some people’s denial of it). In an online panel last week, San Francisco State University Chair of Physics and Astronomy Joseph Andrew Barranco joined “Don’t Look Up” director Adam McKay, star Leonardo DiCaprio and SFFILM Director of Programming Jessie Fairbanks to discuss the movie and its message.

Read the SF State News story here.