Conceiving Ada

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Released 1997

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Conceiving Ada

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Director:
Lynn Hershman-Leeson
Released:
1997
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Conceiving Ada is a 1997 drama loosely based on the 19th century mathematical genius Ada Augusta Byron King - who is best known for her intellectual contribution to computer language. The film was written and directed by Lynn Hershman Leeson (Teknolust, Strange Culture, !Women Art Revolution) - a documentarian known for her interest in exploring feminism and it's roots. Modern day artificial intelligence researcher Amy Coer (Francesca Faridany) longs to contact Ada Byron King (Tilda Swinton) - her idol and mentor. Through several tactics and processes involving high-speed technology, Amy is able to communicate with Ada. As Amy begins to incarnate Ada and her professional discoveries, she also realizes the difficulties that come with being a career woman during the 19th century. As it turns out, she is given much less credit than she is due. Conceiving Ada is a thought-provoking film which illustrates the barriers women have overcome in the last two centuries.

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Drama

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Biography, Independent