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SCINEMA is the largest science film festival in the southern hemisphere showcasing the best in science cinema from around the world. SCINEMA is a celebration of the power of the moving image to inspire the young, satisfy the curious, explain the baffling and ask the impossible. 


You can host your own SCINEMA Community Screening during the month of August in support of National Science Week!

Whether it’s at your school, library, in your local pub or even in your lounge room, you can host your own public or private event. All you need is a screen, computer, access to the internet and an audience (popcorn optional).

You can screen your favorite film from the SCINEMA National Premiere or try something new – with 10 playlists containing a whopping 23 festival entries and award-winning films, you’ll have plenty to choose from!


View and download playlist programs here. 

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SCINEMA is proudly supported by

This National Science Week project

is supported by the Australian Government