Vedere la Scienza Festival

XVI International Scientific TV, Film and AV Media Festival

Milano   26/3/2012 - 3/4/2012

Spazio Oberdan, Viale Vittorio Veneto 2 e Mediateca Santa Teresa, Via Moscova 28 - MILANO

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Provincia di Milano
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Fondazione Cineteca Italiana

 


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Ministero dell'Istruzione, dell'Università e della Ricerca

 


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Centro di Servizio per le tecnologie e la didattica universitaria multimediale e a distanza

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XVI VEDERE LA SCIENZA FESTIVAL - MILAN, 26th March-1st April + 3rd April 2012

Spazio Oberdan, Viale Vittorio Veneto 2 and Mediateca Santa Teresa, Via Moscova 28

PROGRAMME

Vedere la Scienza Festival is an international event open to the public. A whole week of films, documentaries, videos.

The International competition host works from a lot of countries, produced after 1st January 2010, on: astrophysics and cosmology, mathematics, life sciences, environment and climate, physics, history of science, Earth sciences, energy, neuroscience, ..

Participation is open to televisions and media production companies, indepent producers, research institutes and universities, museums, academies, organizations and agencies. An International Jury will assign an award for each of the categories of the competition.

The Festival offers also a Show with historical or recent films. Computer science and the relationship between man and machines is the subject of the 2012 edition, on occasion of the centenary of the birth of Alan Turing. One of the fathers of computer science and artificial intelligence Turing is also well known as a cryptanalist for his contribution during Second World War.

All Festival sessions are open to the public, journalists, experts, students. Morning sessions (monday to friday) are reserved to schools, under reservation.

FREE ADMITTANCE

 

MONDAY 26th March 2012

10:00-12:00 - Spazio Oberdan

> OPENING CEREMONY

THE INFORMATION SOCIETY, celebrating the 100th anniversary of the birth of Alan Turing, one of the fathers of computer science

Documentary:
• Programma 101, the Machine that Changed the world (Italy, 2011, 52 min)

A debate will follow

14:30-18:00 - Spazio Oberdan
HISTORY OF SCIENCE

Films and documentaries:
h 14:30 • In the Name of Galileo. Pisa, 1839 (
Italy, 2011, 72 min) *
h 15:45 • The Calculus of Love (United Kingdom, 2011, 14 min) *
h 16:00 • Abdus Salam
. The Dream of Symmetry (Italy, 2011, 58 min) *
h 17:00 • Honoré Fragonard. Revolutionary Anatomy (France, 2011, 53 min) *

 

TUESDAY' 27 March 2012

10:00-12:00 - Spazio Oberdan
ARCHAEOLOGY AND HUMAN EVOLUTION

Documentary:
• In Search of the First European (Spain, 2011, 58 min) *

A debate will follow

10:00-18:00 - Mediateca Santa Teresa. Postazione RAI
ON-DEMAND SCREENINGS FOR INDIVIDUAL USERS

Your choice of programmes from the RAI Teche archive on the topic "Stories and Characters from IT and Cybernetics", selected by the Festival

14:30-14:50 - Spazio Oberdan
TECHNOLOGY AND NEW MATERIALS - SHORT VIDEOS

Videos:
h 14:30 • How to Produce Graphene
 (Italy, 2011, 3 min 14 sec) *
h 14:34 • 
Minutes of Chemistry - A Coat for Buildings (Italy, 2011, 70 sec) *
h 14:35 • Naturally Biotech (
Italy, 2011, 7 min 50 sec) *
h 14:45 • Superclink: Discovering Cement (
Italy, 2011, 3 min 14 sec) *

14:50-18:00 - Spazio Oberdan
LIFE SCIENCES

Documentaries:
h 14:50 • Labyrinth. Antibiotics (The Netherlands, 2011, 31 min) *
h 15:20 • Adventure Science. Secret Rulers: Attack form the Microcosm (Germany, 2011, 35 min) *
h 16:00 • Revolutionary Mind (
Italy, 2011, 27 min) *
h 16:30 • I Evolve (France, 2010, 60 min) *
h 17:30 • The Power of Hugs (Belgium, 2010, 27 min) *


WEDNESDAY 28th 2012

10:00-12:00 - Spazio Oberdan
LIFE SCIENCES

Documentary:
• Stem Cell Revolutions (United Kingdom, 2011, 72 min) *

A debate will follow

10:00-18:00 - Mediateca Santa Teresa. Postazione RAI

ON-DEMAND SCREENINGS FOR INDIVIDUAL USERS

Your choice of programmes from the RAI Teche archive on the topic "Stories and Characters from IT and Cybernetics", selected by the Festival

14:30-16:30 - Spazio Oberdan
ARCHAEOLOGY/PALEONTOLOGY

Documentaries:
h 14:30 • A City Beneath the Waves. Pavlopetri (United Kingdom, 2011, 60 min) *
h 15:30 • The Dinosaur Code (Germany, 2011, 52 min) *

16:30-18:00 - Spazio Oberdan
NATURAL SCIENCES. THE UNEXPLORED WORLD
 

Documentary:
h 16:30 • Madagascar, the Lost Makay (France, 2011, 90 min) *

21:00 - Spazio Oberdan

THE SHOW. Man and Machines

Film:
• Enigma (by M. Apted, Germany/United Kingdom, 2001, 116 min)


THURSDAY 29th March 2012

10:00-12:00 - Spazio Oberdan
SCIENCE- CHARACTERS AND TOPICS

Documentaries:
• Flashes of Genius. Mrs Curie and the Secret of the Atoms (
Italy, 2011, 30 min) *
The Show With the Mouse. Nuclear Energy (Germany, 2011, 27 min) *

A debate will follow.
Special guest: Luca Novelli, author and host of Flashes of Genius and author of a collection of children's books by the same name

10:00-18:00 - Mediateca Santa Teresa. Postazione RAI

ON-DEMAND SCREENINGS FOR INDIVIDUAL USERS

Your choice of programmes from the RAI Teche archive on the topic "Stories and Characters from IT and Cybernetics", selected by the Festival

15:00-17:00 - Spazio Oberdan
SNAPSHOTS OF SCIENCE: A MEETING ON SCIENTIFIC PHOTOGRAPHY AND VIDEOS

Young students will present photographic works and scientific videos. Feedback will be provided by experts in scientific disciplines and photography from the Università degli Studi di Milano, Scienza under 18 and the Museo di Fotografia Contemporanea.

Download workshop programme (Italian and English): 

17:30-18:15 - Spazio Oberdan
GREAT INTERNATIONAL RESEARCH

Documentaries:
h 17:30 • JEM EUSO: the Thin Blue Line (Spain, 2011, 14 min) *
h 17:45 • More than a Physics Experiment: ATLAS at CERN (United Kingdom, 2011, 26 min) *

21:00 - Spazio Oberdan

THE SHOW. Man and Machines

Film:
• Strange Days (by K. Bigelow, USA, 1995, 139 min)


FRIDAY 30th March 2012

10:00-12:00 - Spazio Oberdan
MODERN PHYSICS

Documentaries:
• The Fabric of the Cosmos. Quantum Leap (USA, 2011, 52 min) *
• The Most Beautiful Experiment (
Italy, 2010, 24 min) *

A debate will follow

10:00-18:00 - Mediateca Santa Teresa. PPostazione RAI

ON-DEMAND SCREENINGS FOR INDIVIDUAL USERS

Your choice of programmes from the RAI Teche archive on the topic "Stories and Characters from IT and Cybernetics", selected by the Festival

14:30-18:00 - Spazio Oberdan
THE FORCE AND  MYSTERIES OF NATURE

Proiezione dei documentari:
h 14:30 • Bird Brain (Austria, 2011, 52 min) *
h 15:25 • Life in Hell. Survivors of Darkness (France, 2010, 49 min) *
h 16:20 • The Mistery of the Giant Crystals (Spain, 2010, 50 min) *
h 17:10 • Alpine Meltdown. Just a Few Degrees More... (Austria, 2011, 50 min) *

21:00 - Spazio Oberdan

THE SHOW. Man and Machines

Film:
• Blade Runner (by R. Scott, USA, 1982, 118 min)


SATURDAY 31st March 2012

ORE 10:00-13:30 - Mediateca Santa Teresa. Postazione RAI

ON-DEMAND SCREENINGS FOR INDIVIDUAL USERS

Your choice of programmes from the RAI Teche archive on the topic "Stories and Characters from IT and Cybernetics", selected by the Festival

15:00 - Spazio Oberdan

THE SHOW. Man and Machines

Film:
• S1mOne (by A. Niccol, USA, 2001, 104 min)

17:00 - Spazio Oberdan

THE SHOW. Man and Machines

Film:
• Metropolis (by F. Lang, Germany, 1927, 147 min, silent)
   with piano accompaniment by Francesca and Federica Badalini

21:00 - Spazio Oberdan

THE SHOW. Man and Machinese

Film:
• A.I. Artificial Intelligence (by S. Spielberg, USA, 2001, 146 min)


SUNDAY 1st April 2012 

15:00 - Spazio Oberdan

THE SHOW. Man and Machines

Animation film:
• Metropolis (by Rintaro, Japan, 2001, 108 min)

17:00 - Spazio Oberdan

THE SHOW. Man and Machines

Film:
• I, Robot (by A. Proyas, USA, 2004, 115 min)

19:00 - Spazio Oberdan

THE SHOW. Man and Machines

Film:
• eXistenZ (by D. Cronenberg, Canada, 1999, 97 min)

21:00 - Spazio Oberdan

THE SHOW. Man and Machines

Film:
• The Social Network (by D. Fincher, USA, 2010, 120 min)

 

TUESDAY 3rd April 2012 

14:30-17:00 - Mediateca Santa Teresa

THE WINNERS. Screening of the winners of the 2012 International Competition

14:30 - Documentary:

• Stem Cell Revolutions (United Kingdom, 2011, 72 min)

15:50 - Documentary:
• Programma 101, the Machine that Changed the world (Italy, 2011, 52 min)

 

Info: vederelascienza@unimi.it

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