MathFilm Festival 2008: Berlin

Im Jahr der Mathematik findet in Berlin die Veranstaltung Lange Nacht der Wissenschaften - 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 http://www.lndw.tu-berlin.de/.

14.06.2008
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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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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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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.

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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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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.

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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.

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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 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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The Dot and the Line (1965, 10 min.)

An Oscar winning romance between a dot and a line. After struggling with each others dimensions both encounter their true beauty.

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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.

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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.

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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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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