MathFilm Festival 2008: Bremen

Im Jahr der Mathematik findet in Bremen die Veranstaltung Ars Algorythmica statt. Ein vorläufiges Programm erscheint hier in einer automatisch generierten Liste. Weitergehende Informationen und aktuelle Programmzeiten finden Sie auf der Webseite des Veranstalters auf

The Fantastic World of M.C. Escher (2001, 55 min.)

Almost everyone will know M.C. Escher, the famous Dutch artist. Michele Emmer's film explores this relationship and uses the possibilities of this medium to full extent to show spectacular examples of Escher's work.

Moebius (1996, 88 min.)

A 30-passenger train vanishes in the Buenos Aires subway system. Everything seems futile, until a young mathematician proposes an incredible solution.

Flatland: The Movie (2007, 34 min.)

Based on Edwin Abott's book "Flatland", this is an animated film about geometric characters living in a two-dimensional world.

Leonhard Euler: In the Scholars's Paradise (2007, 29 min.)

Leonhard Euler was the most exceptionally gifted mathematician of the Eighteenth Century and a great figure in the history of Western culture.

Julia Robinson and Solving Hilbert's 10th Problem (2008, 45 min.)

Documentary about the life of one of the most distinguished woman in mathematics, and her contributions to Hilbert's 10th problem.

Magic of Muqarnas (2005, 18 min.)

Muqarnas - stalactite vaults - form an essential part of Islamic architecture. The relation between layout and spatial arrangement is the topic of this video.

MESH (2007, 40 min.)

Breathtaking visualizations from Plato's triangle man and Kepler's wine barrels to Newton and Leibniz, and the mathematics of computer graphics.

Stand and Deliver (1988, 102 min.)

A true story of a dedicated high school teacher, teaching calculus against all odds at an East Los Angeles High School.

Turning a Sphere Inside Out (2004, 23 min.)

Turning a Sphere Inside Out is about the problem of turning a sphere inside out by passing the surface through itself without making any holes or creases.

Zorns's Lemma (1970, 60 min.)

An experimental movie named after Max Zorn's lemma, an axiom from set theory. A contemplative sequence of letters, pictures and activities.

Federal Ministry of Education and Research Matheon - Mathematics for key technologies Freie Universität Berlin Wissenschaftsjahr 2008 - Jahr der Mathematik
Mit freundlicher UnterstĂĽtzung von:
Arthaus Central Film Constantin Kairos Senator Universal