Movie Discussion Group: Radioactive and Radium Girls

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Date(s) - 29/03/2021
7:30 pm - 8:30 pm


Held on Zoom- email for the link

Radioactive( 1 hr. 50 minutes) available on Amazon Prime. Summary from the website below.

In late 19th-century Paris, Marie Curie (Rosamund Pike) meets fellow scientist Pierre Curie (Sam Riley), and the two eventually marry. In addition to raising two daughters, they go on to change the face of science forever by their discovery of radioactivity.

In 1903, the pair jointly win the Nobel Prize in physics for their discovery, making Marie the first woman to win the esteemed prize. Marie’s commitment to science remained unwavering and her work went on to win her a second Nobel Prize, taking with it the responsibility for discoveries that changed the world.


Radium Girls– ( 1 hr and 42 minutes) available on Netflix.  Summary from website below.


When the women at a radium factory begin to fall gravely and inexplicably ill, Bessie and her co-workers set out to expose a corporate cover-up.