MathFilm Festival 2008: Aachen

Im Jahr der Mathematik findet in Aachen die Veranstaltung N bubbles with a shepherd in the flatland of the fantastic world of pi statt. Ein vorläufiges Programm erscheint hier in einer automatisch generierten Liste. Weitergehende Informationen und aktuelle Programmzeiten finden Sie auf der Webseite des Veranstalters auf

N is a number - Paul Erdös (1993, 57 min.)

The life of one of the most prolific mathematician is documented by George Csicsery. The highly awarded film shows living mathematics.

Pi (1998, 84 min.)

Obsessed with finding numerical patterns in the Wall street stock market a mathematician wants to rediscover long-lost mysteries in the Torah.

Bubbles, Jaws, Moose Tests, and More (2005, 90 min.)

Ever thought about how weather is predicted or experimental research is investigated on a computer? Insight in the world of numerical mathematics.

The New Shepherd's Lamp (1995, 30 min.)

Astronomy and celestial mechanics always initiated great breakthroughs in the development of science and mathematics. The authors of the film describe these developments starting with Ptolemy and ending with contemporary satellite-steering techniques.

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.

Porridge Pulleys and Pi (2004, 29 min.)

A portrait of two mathematicians, Fields medalist Vaughan Jones, one of the world's foremost knot theorists and an avid windsurfer, and Hendrik Lenstra, a number theorist with a passion for Homer and all things classical.

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.

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.

MathFilm 2008 DVD (2008, 60 min.)

Prämierte Kollektion von englisch-sprachigen Kurzfilmen des MathFilm Festival 2008. Ausgewählt von der internationalen Jury zeigen die Filme einen Querschnitt durch die bunte Welt der Mathematik.

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