Goa’s capital city Panaji is hosting the 5th edition of Science Film Festival of India (SCI-FFI 2020). The festival will take place at the Inox Complex and Maquinez Palace. The festival aims to instill the knowledge of science among the youth with the help of exhibitions, masterclasses, workshops, and other activities.
The event is being supported by Satyajit Ray Film and Television Institute and National Institute of Science Communication and Information Resources (NISCAR), along with Goa Government and Government of India. During the SCI-FFI 2020, students of different schools will get hands-on experience in different physics and chemistry experiments.
Films that have been selected to be screened at the event are ‘Mission Mangal’, ‘Antariksham 9000 KMPH’, ‘Everest’, ‘Aamorie’, ‘Terminator: Dark Fate’, ‘Geostorm’ and, ‘Virus‘ among others. A special workshop titled ‘Million SoUL’ will also be conducted by IIT Bombay on training about making solar lamps.