MathFilm Festival 2008: Mainz

Im Jahr der Mathematik findet in Mainz die Veranstaltung Landeswettbewerb 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.mathematik.uni-mainz.de/Leinen/Ablauf%203.%20Runde%202008%20Mainz.pdf.

13.09.2008
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The Colours of Infinity (1995, 52 min.)

Documentary by Arthur C. Clarke on the discovery of the Mandelbrot set. The film includes spectacular visualizations from the world of fractals.

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Quarks & Co (2006, 43 min.)

Zahlen prägen unser Leben: Ob Telefonnummern, Pincodes, Wahlergebnisse oder die statistische Wahrscheinlichkeit, dass morgen die Sonne scheint. Quarks & Co taucht ein in die Welt der Zahlen und erklärt, wie man mit ihnen lügen kann.

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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.

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Arabesques and Geometry (1999, 21 min.)

The authors of this film explain the topic of symmetry in mathematics with examples from Islamic art.

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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).

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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.

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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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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.

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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.

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VideoMath-Festival at ICM '98 (1998, 82 min.)

Best-selling collection of winners of the VideoMath Festival 1998 was presented at the international congress of mathematicians 1998 in Berlin.

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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.

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The Importance of Mathematics (2002, 60 min.)

This video is a lucid, dynamic presentation of the deep and important question of the relevance of mathematics to society, delivered by one of the best mathematicians of the modern age.

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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?

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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.

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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.

14.09.2008
Teaser
Quarks & Co (2006, 43 min.)

Zahlen prägen unser Leben: Ob Telefonnummern, Pincodes, Wahlergebnisse oder die statistische Wahrscheinlichkeit, dass morgen die Sonne scheint. Quarks & Co taucht ein in die Welt der Zahlen und erklärt, wie man mit ihnen lügen kann.

Teaser
VideoMath-Festival at ICM '98 (1998, 82 min.)

Best-selling collection of winners of the VideoMath Festival 1998 was presented at the international congress of mathematicians 1998 in Berlin.

Teaser
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.

Teaser
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.

Teaser
Arabesques and Geometry (1999, 21 min.)

The authors of this film explain the topic of symmetry in mathematics with examples from Islamic art.

Teaser
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.

Teaser
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).

Teaser
The Colours of Infinity (1995, 52 min.)

Documentary by Arthur C. Clarke on the discovery of the Mandelbrot set. The film includes spectacular visualizations from the world of fractals.

Teaser
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.

Teaser
The Importance of Mathematics (2002, 60 min.)

This video is a lucid, dynamic presentation of the deep and important question of the relevance of mathematics to society, delivered by one of the best mathematicians of the modern age.

Teaser
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.

Teaser
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.

Teaser
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.

Teaser
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?

Teaser
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.

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