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Shannon Wild

Pursuit of the Black Panther

January 29, 2020 @ 7:30 PM

Shannon Wild has been charged by an elephant, bitten by snakes and lizards, and pinned by a cheetah, but her most difficult assignment may be filming a rare and elusive black panther in southern India.

Kakani Katija

Designed by Nature

February 12, 2020 @ 7:30 PM

Bioengineer and research diver Kakani Katija takes you deep into the midwaters of the ocean—one of the least explored ecosystems on our planet—and shares how its inhabitants could lead to breakthroughs in bio-inspired design.

David Guttenfelder

A Rare Look: North Korea to Cuba

April 1, 2020 @ 7:30 PM

From North Korea to Cuba, David Guttenfelder has gained unprecedented, intimate access to nations isolated by politics, using his cameras to examine the way people really live and making connections around the world through social media.

Kara Cooney

When Women Ruled the World

May 20, 2020 @ 7:30 PM

Dr. Kara Cooney, professor of Egyptology, explores the reigns of powerful ancient queens to illuminate a time when women ruled the world. Often neglected in the history books, these strong female leaders were considered exceptions to the rule, but their power and influence is undeniable.


Hammer Theatre Center, 101 Paseo de San Antonio, San Jose, CA 95113 Located between 2nd and 3rd St. in downtown San Jose.


Convenient parking available @ 2nd & San Carlos Garage $5 flat fee after 6 PM

Public Transit

Accessible by BART and VTA (2nd & Paseo De San Antonio exit is in front of the Hammer Theatre)