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11th Edition
In Malaysia, the Science Film Festival 2021 was organized by the Goethe-Institut Malaysia in cooperation with the Ministry of Education, the Malaysian Nature Society, the Association of Science, Technology and Innovation, the German Malaysian Institute, Ecocentric Transitions, Women’s Aid Organisation Malaysia and Human Kind.

The festival was officially virtually opened on 1 October. The 11th anniversary of the Science Film Festival was celebrated with a virtual quiz competition for primary and secondary school pupils, three webinars, two online talks and workshops for various age groups based on the films by the SFF partners. The Goethe-Institut Malaysia organized an Instagram reels competition amongst German language learners within the PASCH - partner school network called „Reels for Health“.

From 1 October until 20 December 2021 the festival films were accessible for streaming on Vimeo, which also offered matching teaching materials and reached more than 3 000 viewers in Malaysia.

Film selection 2021

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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.

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Dr. Markus Litz
Science Film Festival - Malaysia Contact - Dr. Markus Litz

Director Goethe-Institut Malaysia

Mirjam Häger
Science Film Festival - Malaysia Contact - Mirjam Häger

Program Coordinator Goethe-Institut Malaysia

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