Monday, November 4, 2013

4th Science Film Festival 2013 | November 4-29, 2013

The Science Film Festival, initiated by the Goethe-Institut, is a celebration of science communication and enjoys a unique position in Southeast Asia, North Africa and the Middle East: In cooperation with local partners it promote science literacy and facilitates awareness of contemporary scientific, technological and environmental issues through the medium of film and television content.

It presents films that explain scientific issues accessibly and entertainingly to a broad audience. The festival selection demonstrates that science can be communicated in an educational, as well as entertaining manner through audio-visual media. 

By facilitating cooperation between local and international agencies from the scientific, cultural, educational and environmental sector, with the generous support of the international film and television community, an effective infrastructure can be put into place for the dissemination of scientific understanding and access to knowledge.

In addition, the festival offers a platform for intercultural exchange through which different media approaches to the world of knowledge converge. During the festival period, the films are screened non-commercially in museums, schools, universities and other educational venues through coordinated efforts of partners with existing networks and the capabilities to organize such screenings.

The Science Film Festival in 2013 is organized in Cambodia, Indonesia, Jordan, Laos, Malaysia, Myanmar, Palestine, the Philippines, Thailand, the United Arab Emirates and Vietnam, together with various local partners.

In the Philippines, the 4th Science Film Festival takes place for the fourth time from November 4-29, 2013 at the ASEAN Centre for Biodiversity, Manila Ocean Park, Museo Pambata, Philippine Science Centrum, Quezon City Science Interactive Center, SM City Baguio, SM City Clark, SM City Lanang in Davao, NIDO FORTIFIED Science Discovery Center and inside the Department Of Science Technology's Science Explorer Bus that will be toured in Tuguegarao, Cagayan. 

The films will also be shown in local libraries within Metro Manila as well as in various schools throughout the country. Please browse through the film section to view the films presented in 2013. 

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