The Science Film Festival
The Science Film Festival is a celebration of science communication in Southeast Asia, South Asia, Africa, the Middle East and Latin America. In cooperation with local partners, it promotes science literacy and facilitates awareness of contemporary scientific, technological and environmental issues through international films with accompanying educational activities.
The event has grown considerably since its first edition in 2005, becoming the largest event of its kind worldwide reaching over half a million on-site viewers annually.
The Science Film Festival runs internationally in 30 countries from October 1 to December 20 every year with varying dates between participating countries.
Theme for 2023
In 2023, the Science Film Festival is supporting the United Nations Decade on Ecosystem Restoration.
The theme is a rallying call for the protection and revival of ecosystems all around the world.
Participating Countries in the Region
This year the participating countries of the region are Angola, Burkina Faso, Ethiopia, Kenya, Mozambique, Mali, Namibia, Rwanda, South Africa, and Togo.
More about the theme here https://www.goethe.de/prj/sff/en/udf/tdj.html
Call for 2023 Submissions
We warmly invite filmmakers, producers, broadcasters and organizations worldwide to send in films to the festival for consideration. Call for entries is open until March 20, 2023, and the application form can be found on the Science Film Festival website. Submissions are free of charge. The festival runs internationally from October 1 to December 20, 2023. Find out more here: https://www.goethe.de/prj/sff/en/fer/anmeldeformular.html
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