Friday, November 8
Join The Strong for a screening of Insert Coin. The 100-minute film follows the untold story of a small team of geeks working in the back of a Chicago pinball factory that accidentally created the biggest video games of all time. Find out how the group began the last great era of the arcades and before a seismic shift in technology ultimately dooms them. Enjoy an introduction about the movie from director Josh Tsui, and be sure to stay after the film for a questions and answers opportunity with pinball experts, including former executive vice president and general manager of Midway Games Ken Fedesna, who also served as the vice president and general manager of WMS Industries.
Tickets are $8 per person. Space is limited to 250 guests. Due to some adult content and language, viewer discretion is advised. Tickets do not include general museum admission. Tickets are not refundable and not eligible for any discounts. Limited, free parking is available on a first-come, first-served basis in the museum’s parking garage. The garage can be accessed from Howell Street on the south side of the museum.