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In 2014, the Science Film Festival turns to the future and showcases the technologies that will shape tomorrow’s world. Scientific discovery and technological innovation are accelerating at an unprecedented speed and the media is constantly injecting our vocabulary with new words such as gentech, nanotech, synthetic biology, graphene, algae fuel, quantum computers and other concepts, which used to be the domain of expert researchers but are soon to have an impact on our daily lives and the world we live in.

In such rapidly changing times it can be a challenge to keep up with the exciting scientific and technological developments. What promises and what dangers do these breakthroughs hold in store for us? To help make sense of the impending changes we can expect in the next ten years and beyond, the Science Film Festival seeks to explore the broad spectrum of innovative technologies at the cutting edge of science though exemplary film and television content from around the world and numerous activities at the international event.