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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 Science Film Festival presents scientific issues accessibly and entertainingly to a broad audience and demonstrates that science can be fun. The event has grown considerably since its first edition in 2005, becoming the largest event of its kind worldwide.

In 2022, the Science Film Festival takes place internationally from October 01 to December 20 and invites viewers to enjoy the best in international science communication. The Science Film Festival 2022 is committed to increasing awareness on the issue of diversity and inclusiveness in the STEM fields from underrepresented groups, in which studying and working in science offers equal opportunities for the benefit of all sections of society.

The call for entries of the Science Film Festival 2022 is now closed. The festival received 174 films from 41 countries this year. The official selection for the Science Film Festival 2022 will be announced at the end of August.

A comprehensive report of the Science Film Festival 2021 is published on the website.

 

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Theme 2022

Equal opportunity is a state of fairness in which individuals are treated similarly, unhampered by artificial barriers or prejudices or preferences. A diverse and inclusive scientific workforce draws from the widest range of backgrounds, perspectives and experiences thereby maximizing innovation and creativity in science. The Science Film Festival 2022 is committed to increasing awareness on the issue of diversity and inclusiveness in the STEM fields.

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Participating Countries

The Science Film Festival took place in 23 countries in 2021. A retrospective summary of festival activities can be found on each country page. The participating countries and information for 2022 will be announced in August.