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6th Edition
The Science Film Festival took place from the October 16 to 22 at the Swakopmund Museum, where it drew in 88 viewers. Over the course of the festival, a diverse selection of 12 films was showcased, captivating audiences with their exploration of various scientific topics and themes.

Meanwhile, the festival’s expansion into Katima Mulilo, in collaboration with Wild Kids Academy, proved to be a resounding success, with over 110 viewers attending the screenings. This marked a significant milestone in the festival’s mission to reach new audiences and engage communities across different regions of Namibia.

The turnout in both Swakopmund and Katima Mulilo demonstrated the growing interest and importance of science communication in these areas. Through interactive activities and film screenings, the festival succeeded in fostering greater awareness and understanding of scientific concepts, sparking curiosity, and inspiring positive change within the communities.

Film Selection 2023

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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.


Dennis Schroeder

Director Goethe-Institut Namibia

Michelle A. Namases

Cultural Programme Coordinator

Our Partners and Sponsors in Namibia

Partners and sponsors

 Scientific Society Swakopmund
Science Film Festival Partner SSA - Namibia - Wild Kids Academy