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SCINEMA: International Science Film Festival

Event Date: Fri 14 Aug

Event Time: 11 AM - 2.30 PM

Event Location: Dress Circle

Event Type:

AWARD WINNERS PROGRAM
RUN TIME 2 hours 23 minutes
Free entry – join in at any time
Dress Circle

#NATURE NOW (United Kingdom)
Award for Social Impact
3:39 minutes
Directed by Tom Mustill
#NatureNow is a personal and passionate
call to arms from Greta Thunberg and
George Monbiot to use nature to heal
our broken climate. Made with no flights,
recycled footage and zero net carbon.

RECONNEXION (France)
Award For Best Online Format
19 minutes
(subtitled)
Directed by Dimitri Kourtchine
A scientific webseries that leads the
investigation on these not always obvious
links between our everyday life and science.

SCRATCHING THE SURFACE
(United Kingdom)
Award for Best Short Film
12:15 minutes
Directed by Bethan Stanley
Scratching the Surface is a short film
following the extraordinary work the
organisation APOPO and their aptly named
HeroRats are currently undertaking in
Cambodia and the impact their work is
having for those who have no choice but to
live alongside landmines.

BUGBOTTLE (United States)
Award For Best Experimental/Animation
Film
15:45 minutes
Directed by Beau Janzen
In this short, animated film, visual effects
director Beau Janzen explores the idea of a
4th dimension, by using the concept of
a glass bottle, and a friendly ant with
endless curiosity.

SHE WALKS WITH APES (Canada)
Award For Scientific Merit
4:37 minutes
Directed by Caitlin Starowicz,
Mark Starowicz
This captivating documentary goes in depth
about not only these extraordinary creatures
but the story of three very inspirational
women in science. These three women, Jane
Goodall, Dian Fossey, and Biruté Galdikas,
all went on incredible lifelong journeys living
in remote forests or jungles to study what
humans consider to be our closest living
relatives –the Great Apes.

ANIMAL THERAPY: HOW ANIMALS
AFFECT MENTAL HEALTH (Australia)
Award for SCINEMA Junior
2:52 minutes
Directed by Caitlin Vass
A short film exploring how animals affect
mental health. The young filmmaker
interviewed 10 very different people on their
views regarding animal therapy.

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