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All programs are free unless otherwise noted. FrankenRead 2018: Santa Ana Reads Frankenstein is a project of Makara Center for the Arts, a Santa Ana 501(c)3 nonprofit organization. The mission of Makara Center for the Arts is to provide access to arts & culture to Santa Ana residents. Founded in Jan. 2016, Makara's primary program is a free lending library and art center. 

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Free Screening - Prophets of Science Fiction: Mary Shelley

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The 2011-2012 documentary series "Prophets of Science Fiction" from filmmaker Ridley Scott (Alien, Blade Runner) covered the life and work of leading sci-fi authors of the last couple centuries. It depicts how they predicted and influenced the development of scientific advancements, inspiring readers to help transform futuristic visions into everyday reality.

Join us at Makara for a screening of the series' debut episode on "Frankenstein" author Mary Shelley, which explores her inspirations, the novel itself, and their continuing influence on literature, film, science, culture, and more.
FREE!

Light refreshments available for purchase. 
You are welcome to bring your own food!

***PARKING***
Coin metered street parking available on Main Street and side streets