Now showing at Cinematheque Zamboanga – Science Film Festival 2014 PDF Print E-mail
Thursday, 27 November 2014 00:00

The opening of the Science Film Festival 2014 at the Cinematheque Zamboanga City last Tuesday has thrilled and made the first batch of local students who viewed them appreciate science in another way.  A noble project of  the Goethe-Institute Philippines, a German Foundation, which promotes appreciation of culture, science, and arts worldwide, this is the 5th time the Science Film Festival being held in the Philippines.

 

And Zamboanga City is fortunate to be among the selected cities it will run. Thanks to the Film Development Council of the Philippines (FDCP), in-charge of Cinematheque theaters, for organizing it and included our city in the list.

 

The film festival with the theme, “Future Technologies,” will be showing different 32 short science films to educate students according to their educational level.  According to Cinematheque Zamboanga Coordinator Jude Bello, 3 set of science films are scheduled for showing until December 30. Morning will be viewing time for elementary kids. In the afternoon, high school and college levels will watch more in-depth science films.  It will explain scientific concepts that students can relate and grasp.

 

The partners and supporters of this event are Mercedes-Benz, Department of Education (DepEd), Department of Science and Technology (DOST), Mind Museum, Museo Pambata, Manila Ocean Park, National Library, ASEAN Biodiversity, US Embassy, Phil. Science Centrum, Quezon Science Center, Felta, Ablan Foundation, Cornerstone, UP Deutscher Verein, Leyte Normal University, and German European School Manila.

 

Cinematheque Zamboanga is located at Veterans Avenue corner Legionnaire Street (fronting LTO Zamboanga) and is tasked to show movies and films for educational purposes and entertainment values.

By Dante Corteza

Ecclesiastes 1:6-7 “The wind blows to the south and goes around to the north; around and around goes the wind, and on its circuits the wind returns. All streams run to the sea, but the sea is not full; to the place where the streams flow, there they flow again.”

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