MathFilm Festival 2008: Braunschweig

Im Jahr der Mathematik findet in Braunschweig die Veranstaltung Filmfest zum Jahr der Mathematik statt. Ein vorläufiges Programm erscheint hier in einer automatisch generierten Liste. Weitergehende Informationen und aktuelle Programmzeiten finden Sie auf der Webseite des Veranstalters auf http://www.tu-braunschweig.de/.

05.11.2008
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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.

12.11.2008
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The Millennium Prize Problems. A Lecture by John Tate (2002, 60 min.)

Tate describes in his lecture three Millennium Prize Problems: the Riemann Hypothesis, the Conjecture of Birch and Swinnerton-Dyer, and the "P=NP?" problem.

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The Millennium Prize Problems. A Lecture by Michael Atiyah (2002, 60 min.)

Atiyah's lecture discusses four of the Millennium Problems and places them in context.

20.11.2008
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A Beautiful Mind (2001, 135 min.)

Nobel Prize winner John Nash touches paranoia after his revolutionary ideas in game theory. Psychology and recovery of a great mathematician.

26.11.2008
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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.

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Fibonacci - The Pisan Leonardo (2008, 40 min.)

A father working abroad and a son going with him. It is the XII century, that country's name is North Africa, that son going to study maths in the Arab world is Leonardo, born in Pisa in the Bonacci family (filium Bonacii).

03.12.2008
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Early History of Mathematics (2003, 30 min.)

The film explains with easy-accessible examples and in Tom Apostol's characteristically perfect presentation major events in the history of early mathematics.

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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.

18.12.2008
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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.

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