5th Science Film Festival unreels at Mind Museum until December 14

Annedroids, a Canadian film about a kid-scientist who succeeded in creating androids, is one of the films featured in The Science Film Festival ongoing at the Mind Museum.


Scientific films and documentaries about the future of science take the stage at the Mind Museum until December 14, 2014.

The Science Film Festival, organized by Goethe-Institut and its partners in 14 countries, is the only one of its kind in Southeast Asia, the Middle East, and North Africa.

“Film is the greatest product of science, because through films we have explored the things that we can become,” said Dr. Petra Raymond, director of the Goethe-Institut Philippines.

The festival offers 32 films from 15 countries, sorted into three categories: elementary, secondary, and university level. These films, which have been dubbed in English and Filipino, will be be screened in over 200 schools, museums, and other venues nationwide. In the meantime, the Mind Museum in Taguig will be screening 20 of these films.

Annedroids, a feature film from Canada about a kid-scientist who succeeded in creating androids, was screened on November 4. Nine-and-a-Half: Life Without Plastic, a 10-minute short film from Germany, meanwhile, took the audience to a two-day experiment on life without plastic.

To enrich the film fest experience, museum guests will get to practice and learn more about science through hands-on, minds-on activities and games conducted by The Mind Museum’s resident scientists, the Mind Movers. This happens six (6) times a day at 10 AM, 11 AM, 1 PM, 2 PM, 4 PM and 5 PM, from Tuesdays to Sundays.

The schedule of the film screening at the Mind Museum is as follows:

Venue: Mind Café

Robot Revolution: Will Robots Surpass Humans? (Japan) 10:00 AM

Quarks & Co: The Robots are Coming (Germany) 11:00 AM

Tomorrow's World: A Horizon Special (UK) 1:00 PM

The Joy of Logic (UK) 4:00 PM

Venue: Philippine Science Hall

Global Ideas: What is the Greenhouse Effect? (Germany) - looping

Global Ideas: What is your Personal CO2 Balance? (Germany) - looping

Venue: Atom Gallery

Annedroids-New Pals (Canada) - looping

How is Medicine Made? (Palestine) - looping

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Graphene: Sketches of our Future (Germany) - looping

Show with the Mouse: LED (Germany)- looping

Cell Fate: Journeys to Specialization (UK) - looping

Venue: Life Gallery

Simply Complex (Scotland) - looping

Venue: Earth Gallery

Catalyst: 3D Virus (Australia) - looping

Venue: Universe Gallery

The Dream Flight under Microgravity (Thailand) - looping

The Aquanauts – Kuwait (Kuwait) - looping

Venue: Technology Gallery

Earth to Future-Super Heroes or Spies? Aerial Robots of the Future (Germany) - looping

Nine-and-a-Half Life without Plastic (Germany) - looping

Nine-and-a-Half : Bioplastic (Germany) - looping

Supercomputers (Spain) - looping

LEGO Turing Machine (Netherlands) - looping


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