MathFilm Festival 2008: München

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

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.

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.

Enigma (2001, 119 min.)

Spionage movie about the breaking of the German code used in the Second World War. Mathematics within a war environment of suspician and stress.

Fermat's Last Tango (2001, 100 min.)

A musical play inspired by the famous achievements of Andrew Wiles on the solution of Fermat's problem.

Wolfgang Doeblin (2006, 55 min.)

A film by Agnes Handwerk and Harrie Willems about Wolfgang Doeblin, the genius son of writer Alfred Döblin, and the story of a sealed letter with the manuscript about the equation of Kolmogorov, that he wrote to the academy shortly before his death.

Der versiegelte Brief des Soldaten Döblin (2006, 86 min.)

The short and tragic life story of Wolfgang Döblin, brilliant mathematician, son of the famous german writer Alfred Döblin who fled Nazi Germany.

Proof (2005, 99 min.)

Anthony Hopkins plays a famous mathematician who has passed. Does his daughter, Gwyneth Paltrow, have inherited his brilliancy or his insanity?

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.

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.

Touching Soap Films (1995, 41 min.)

The young boy Kalle explores the palace of soap bubbles and minimal surfaces in an amusing story. Unprecedented computer animations.

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