Join The Health Museum for a screening of Outbreak, the 1995 American medical disaster film based on Richard Preston’s book The Hot Zone, starring Dustin Hoffman, Rene Russo, and Morgan Freeman, also featuring Cuba Gooding Jr., Kevin Spacey, Donald Sutherland, and Patrick Dempsey.
The film focuses on an outbreak of Motaba, a fictional airborne virus based on Ebola. An infected Capuchin monkey is smuggled into the United States, and a sleepy California town is plunged into fear of an impending outbreak that threatens the country as a whole. Dustin Hoffman leads a group of American scientists who struggle to control the spread of the disease while the United States Army struggles to control the narrative and the threat.
This movie is rated R, minors under the age of 17 require accompaniment by a parent or guardian.
For more information, please visit https://www.thehealthmuseum.org/event/screening-outbreak.
General admission to The Health Museum is free for children two and under; $8 for children 3 to 12 years old and seniors 65 and above; $10 for adults; and free on Thursdays for families from 2-7 p.m. Active and retired military personnel receive half-off admission for up to four people. General admission also provides access to the museum’s multiple exhibits. For more information about The Health Museum visit thehealthmuseum.org.