The 2011 film program is composed of documentaries, animated features and short films covering a wide range of topics. Highlights include an in depth look at the skies and stars in The City Dark, a documentation of the 'city of insects' in Invertebrate, an examination of micro-organisms in Life in Hell: Survivors of Darkness, an exploration of the Caledonian Forests in Scotland in Where the Wild Things Were and Professor Brian Cox's investigation of the solar system in Wonders of the Solar System: Dead or Alive.
You can view the complete festival film program on the Scinema website here.
This film festival is being held in a number of venues across the country (over 400 hundred locations according to the press release), to find your nearest venue, please click here.
In addition to the film screenings, there are two forthcoming special events; Climatedogs Screening and Talk with special guest Graeme Anderson at Discovery Science Centre, Bendigo on Tuesday 16th August at 2.30pm and Bobby Cerini presents Science on Screen, which is a free filmmaking workshop to be held on Sunday 14th August, between 10am and 4pm at CSIRO Discovery, Canberra. Bookings are essential for this event, for further information on either of these events, please see here.