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14th Edition
The Science Film Festival marked its 14th edition in 2023. Organized by Goethe-Institut Indonesien, the festival returns with the support of its long-standing partners the Embassy of the Federal Republic of Germany, the Ministry of Education, Culture, Research, and Technology, The “Schools: Partners for the Future” (PASCH), the Educational Cooperation Programme (BKD), Rolls-Royce, Atma Jaya Indonesia Catholic University, Paramadina University, and State University of Jakarta. The Teacher Association of the Republic of Indonesia (PGRI) is on board for the fi rst time. 18 fi lms from 12 countries were selected to be screened during the festival period from 21 October to 30 November in 70 cities in Indonesia.

The opening ceremony & press conference were held on 21 October 2023 at the Ministry of Education, Culture, Research and Technology of the Republic of Indonesia. More than 350 guests joined the opening. Two fi lms were screened at the ceremony: “Checker Tobi: The Waste Check” from Germany and “The Village Illuminator” from Indonesia.

The Science Film Festival in Indonesia was also supported by many media and venue partners: Deutsche Welle Indonesia, Bobo, Tempo, Kompas, Wisma Jerman Surabaya, Alliance Française de Medan, Indonesia Science Center, Taman Pintar Yogyakarta, Pontianak Science and Linguistic Center, Sundial Science Center, PASCH schools, BKD schools as well as other schools, institutions, cultural centers and venue partners. Together with their support and cooperation, the festival offered hands-on experiences for children in their interaction with science. In 2023, the festival reached 271 schools and recorded 100,691 participants in Indonesia.

Film Selection 2023

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Show all Pre-Jury Members of Indonesia

Over 30 pre-jury members with expertise in science education and science communication in the participating country 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.


Dr. Stefan Dreyer

Institute and Regional Director Southeast Asia/Australia/New Zealand

  • Goethe-Institut Jakarta
  • Pusat Kebudayaan Jerman
  • Jl. Sam Ratulangi 9-15
  • 10350 Jakarta, Indonesia
  • Tel: +62 21 3926810 ex: 131
Elizabeth Soegiharto

Program Coordinator for Science Film Festival Indonesia

Our Partners and Sponsors in Indonesia

Science Film Festival - Indonesia - Rolls-Royce
Science Film Festival - Indonesia - Embassy of the Federal Republic of Germany - Jakarta
Science Film Festival - Indonesia - Tut Wuri Handayani
Science Film Festival - Indonesia - PASCH
Science Film Festival - Indonesia - Universitas Paramadina
Science Film Festival - Indonesia - Universitas Katolik Indonesia Atma Jaya
Science Film Festival - Indonesia - Universitas Negiri Jakarta
Science Film Festival - Indonesia - Republik Indonesia Persatuan Guru