In Malaysia, the Science Film Festival 2019 was organized by the Goethe-Institut Malaysia in cooperation with the Ministry of Education, the Malaysian Nature Society, the German Malaysian Institute, the Association of Science, Technology and Innovation and Ecocentric Transitions as well as the Cooler Lumpur Festival.
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The festival was officially opened on the October 3 as part of the Cooler Lumpur Festival at MAP Publika Blackbox and Whitebox in Kuala Lumpur with the screening of four festival movies and accompanying activities by Ecocentric Transitions and Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia (UKM), teaching the participants more about Alexander von Humboldt and his work as well as the effects pollution and climate change have on nature. More than 200 students from 5 schools attended the festival opening, together with their teachers.
The 9th edition of the festival was running from the October 3 until the December 23. In course of the festival duration, a variety of activities and film screenings were organized by our festival partners.