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15.10. – 5.12.2018

4th Edition
The Goethe–Institut Alexandria in cooperation with many local partners, present in 2018 the Science Film Festival in its 4th edition in Egypt.

The festival takes place from the beginning of October to the 4th of December with a selection of 18 films dedicated to a wide range of important scientific questions about this year’s theme “THE FOOD REVOLUTION”.

In 2018 the Science Film Festival will be presented in several Governorates such as Alexandria, Cairo, Matrouh, Qena Luxor, Aswan and many others. Each screening will be accompanied with experiments, activities and discussions to explain and re-enact the scientific phenomena and to open a participatory space for scientific dealings. After the success of last years’ TOT for Science Communication, the Bibliotheca Alexandrina/ Planetarium Science Center Team is going to moderate a local activity workshop based on the latest edition of the Activity Handbook produced by the Science Film Festival for participating partners, teachers, pedagogues and others.

The Goethe-Institut Egypt collaborates this year with the following partners:
The Bibliotheca Alexandrina /Planetarium Science Center, Caritas Egypt, Arab Academy of Science and Technology& Maritime Transport, Icealex, Greenish, Youthinkgreen, Ro’ya association, Sawa Centers, ARCA, Egypt Science Week, Robert Bosch Stiftung, Masr El Kheir and many other partners.

Film Selection 2018

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Show all Pre-Jury Members of Egypt

Over 30 pre-jury members with expertise in science education and science communication in the participating countries and in-depth knowledge of the local target audience are closely involved in the selection process. All films are translated and synchronized or subtitled into local languages where necessary to offer access without language barriers.


Thekla Worch-Ambara

Director Goethe-Institut Alexandria

Yosra El-Mallah

Project Coordinator

Our Partners and Sponsors in Egypt

Partners and sponsors

Planetarium Science Center
Arab Academy for Science, Technology & Maritime Transport (AASTMT)
Caritas Egypt
Youthinkgreen- Egypt
Alexandria Research Centre for Adaptation to Climate Change (ARCA)
 Egypt Science Week
Misr El Kheir Foundation
Robert Bosch Stiftung