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Thanks to Event Cinemas we have 4 double passes to Armstrong Film to giveaway as lucky door prizes today at SCINEMA at The Science Exchange! ๐Ÿ‘จ‍๐Ÿš€Featuring the words of Neil Armstrong narrated by Harrison Ford, ARMSTRONG is a dramatic and emotional documentary featuring never-before-seen footage and images of Neil Armstrong’s incredible life.It releases in cinemas September 12. Tickets on sale now:,22
Hope you are all enjoying the #SCINEMA films!Don't forget to vote for your favourite film!
The #SCINEMA Body playlist is recommended for anyone who wants to understand how our bodies work, and how technology is changing the shape of medicine and our minds.It features 6 films:
๐Ÿ‘จ‍โš•๏ธ The Face of a Stranger
๐Ÿ’Š Vitamania
๐Ÿป The Superpowers of the Bear
โš•๏ธ Wild Medicine - Animals' Superpowers
โ˜ข๏ธ The Rarest Drug on Earth
๐Ÿง  A Tiny SparkGet access to these films and more throughout August. Register now!
Every year, thanks to a National Science Week grant, we invite an award-winning filmmaker to a regional Australian town for a special #SCINEMA community screening and Q&A event!This year’s special guest is Juliette Martineau, director of 'Smart Slime?' (SCINEMA 2019 Award for Scientific Merit). We're bringing her from the UK all the way to Dungog in regional NSW.We recently chatted before her visit Down Under! Read our short interview here: event: Festival of Science – Scinema: Film Festival + filmmaker talk.
#SCINEMA is taking over screens all over Australia!We currently have over 400 registrations, with 85 of them open to public!Find your nearest screening through National Science Week's website:
Want to see Vitamania: The Sense and Nonsense of Vitamins for free? ๐Ÿ’Š This insightful documentary explores vitamins with Dr Derek Muller from Veritasium.You can access it - only during August - through #SCINEMA now!Register here:
Incredible news for #SharkWeek! ๐Ÿฆˆ#700Sharks is nominated for an International #Emmy2019 Award for Outstanding Cinematography: Documentary!You can watch it now for free and on-demand as part of #SCINEMA community screenings! Register at
We are excited to be hosting our very own #SCINEMA screening at our home (that is, the home of The Royal Institution of Australia, Cosmos Magazine, Australia's Science Channel and more!).Come join in the fun on Saturday 24 August if you're in Adelaide. Choose from 4 different sessions or stay for the whole day!We will have a special Q&A with shark researcher Charlie Huveneers after the screening of 700 Sharks in which he features! ๐Ÿฆˆ
The #SCINEMA Animals playlist is recommended for lovers of the furry, feathery, scaly and slimy!It features 7 films:
๐Ÿฆˆ 700 Sharks
โ›„๏ธ Tracking Snow
๐Ÿต Now or Never
๐Ÿพ Wild Medicine - Animals' Superpowers
๐Ÿ‹ Whale Wisdom
๐Ÿœ Ant Sisters
๐ŸŒ Jeremy the Lefty Snail and Other Asymmetrical AnimalsGet access to these films and more in August. Register now!
The #SCINEMA Space playlist is recommended for everyone fascinated by the universe and our place in it!It features 5 films:
๐ŸŒ Ozone Hole: How We Saved the Planet
๐Ÿ”ญ Where Does Space Begin?
๐Ÿ›ฐ Kessler Syndrome: What Happens When Satellites Collide?
๐ŸŒŒ Space to Explore
๐ŸŒฌ Chasing the JetstreamGet access to these films and more in August. Register now!
Happy Friday!We just got the loveliest feedback in a tweet from palaeontology student Diana from Flinders University ๐Ÿฅฐ It certainly made our day!#SCINEMA Community Screening playlists will be available only for August. Register now! Science Week
Register to host your own Community Screening during August!
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