Because of funding reasons, the Association of Friends of the House of the Sciences is forced to cancel the fifth edition of the science film festival, “Mostra de Ciencia e Cinema”, which was going to be held in November 2012.
We thank the support and the participation of all the people and institutions that have accompanied us in the previous editions, and we specially want to express our most sincere gratitude to the filmmakers who shared their films with us.
Special mention to LA LINEA GENERALE by Oleg Tcherny, for being a work that addresses the nature of the looking with conscious references to the history of Art and Science.
Special mention to THE CITY DARK by Ian Cheney, for its didactic approach well expressed through a variety of narrative resources, humour and thematic relevance.
FIRST PRIZE (2000 €), to the film NOSTALGIA DE LA LUZ by Patricio Guzmán, for his virtuosity to create multiple layers of meaning linking memory, History and Science by means of a personal introspection coherent with the director’s previous work.
Jury: José Manuel Sande, Xurxo Chirro, Pablo Portabales, Bibiana García Visos and Rosina López-Alonso