Science Fair

Film + Talk

Documentary / Cristina Costantini, Darren Foster / USA / 2018 / 90 min / German

"The winner in the medicine category is..." – the rest of the sentence becomes lost in thunderous applause. With a roar, Jack storms up onstage and sweeps us away into the world of nine teenagers and their teachers, who have spent months honing ideas and wrestling with doubts so as to experience this exact moment.

Filmtalk: Insights into the practice of young researchers. What passion or interest could you turn into a project and what resources could you use to develop it?

Axel Gundolf, Head of TV, National Geographic Channels, Germany

Professor Dr. Antje Boetius, Marine Biologist, Director of the Alfred Wegener Institute, Helmholtz Center of Marine and Polar Research, Germany


2018 SXSW Film Festival – Audience Award Winner, Sundance Film Festival – Winner Festival Favorite Award, 2018 Sun Valley Film Festival – Winner Audience Choice


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Prof. Dr Antje Boetius

Director of the Alfred Wegener Institute/Head of Science SILBERSALZ

Axel Gundolf

Director TV, National Geographic Germany