To what extent should we trust crime-prediction policing algorithms? Should the police system use the data collected for targeted advertising? Where is the boundary between public security and total state control?
Chasing Coral: what are the threats of climate change?
How will the loss of coral reefs affect biodiversity? And, can we artificially create marine organisms that will be more resistant to climate change?
Inquest of Pilot Pirx
USSR – Poland
The story goes as follows. UNESCO decides to evaluate a new technological invention and entrusts this important mission to spaceship pilot Pirx, who has a reputation of a respected and uncorrupted individual. With a mixed crew consisting of robots and humans, Pirx must take a dangerous flight to the rings of Saturn in order to test his crew in extreme conditions. During the voyage, Pirx tries to identify the robots among the crew members, but it turns out to be harder than he thought...
Coral reefs are huge colonies of living organisms that can be seen even from outer space. In essence, this visually captivating and shocking film is about extinction.
USA — Australia
Every night the Strangers stop time and no-one realizes that it is always nighttime in the city. All life stops: during the night, the Strangers rearrange the city’s architecture and give people new memories and identities. The only person who sees this happening is John Murdoch, the alleged murderer, chased by all police squads in town.
Amateurs in space: where can I fly in a spaceship built in a garage?
Is it possible to establish your own «Space X»-style company in a garage? How "private" can space exploration be? What are the legal issues involved?
The Stanford prison experiment
What is the latest research in the field of the psychology of evil? The film «The Stanford prison experiment» will be presented by Sergey Enikolopov, one of the leading experts in the psychology of aggression. He will also host the discussion after the screening.
A humane blockbuster from director Brett Morgen with the soundtrack composed by Philip Glass. The film tells the story of the life of Jane Goodall, a simple English girl who did not get higher education but spent 45 years studying the social life of chimpanzees in Gombe Stream National Park in Tanzania.
The «360° Science and Technology Film Festival» closing party with Alex Augier (FR).
The headliner of the party will be Alex Augier, an electronic musician from France, who works with hybrid digital media. He will be supported by Maria Teriaeva, a Russian musician, the former guitarist of «Naadia» and the ideologist behind «Dub i prosto derevo». The evening will open with a DJ set from Dowdy, the Moscow producer and record collector.