The second edition of the Science Film Festival will be devoted to the light.

21. 10. 2015

plagát k podujatiuEnthusiasts of science and  scientific-popular films will have an opportunity to watch many interesting films for the second time. A part of the festival will also be lectures and accompanying events. And because the year 2015 is  the International Year of Light, the theme of the second edition of the Science Film Festival will be light.

The Science Film Festival will be held on 9th - 13nd November 2015 in Bratislava.
The main highlight of the festival is the screening of the film Light out!, which was nominated for the Canadian Screen Awards in 2014 as the best scientific documentary film. Its author is a Canadian director Michael McNamara and he will also be an exclusive guest of the festival.

The main screening will take place in the premises of the Small Stage Theatre STU (Divadlo Malá scéna STU). An innovation for this year is that the screening will also take place in UPéCé and in KC Dunaj. Moreover, the visitors in KC Dunaj can look forward to an interesting interactive lecture about lasers presented by Dr. Dušan Chorvát.

This year's Science Film Festival will be rich of scientific films and also in accompanying program. During the festival, in the premises of the Small Stage Theatre STU (Divadlo Malá scéna STU) in Bratislava will be available an exhibition "Otto Wichterle. The story of a soft lens“ and on 10th November 2015 at 9:00 am will be presented an animated film, which presents the work and personality of one of the greatest Czech inventors of the 20th century. Following you can see the lecture of Ing. Jiří Michálek, CSc., form the Institute of Macromolecular Chemistry of Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic on theme Otto Wichterle: personality, work and story of hydrogel soft lenses."

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The Science Film Festival is organized by the Slovak Centre of Scientific and Technical Information of SR which is directly controlled by the Ministry of Education, Science Research and Sports of SR. The festival is held in the framework of the Week of Science and Technology in Slovakia 2015.


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Translated by: LŠ

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