10. 03. 2015The Comicsologist James Kakalios is Coming to the Festival
Bang! Fans of comic books and science, pay attention! American physics professor James Kakalios is coming to the festival. He will explain superheroes’ superskills from the view of rational physical laws.
04. 03. 2015AFO50: Food of the Future and the Struggle for Better Nutrition for Children
What AFO has cooked, it's going to eat. The programme section (Un)Healthy Diet presents the delicate topic of childhood obesity and introduces the attempt to change school menus under the leadership of gastronomical revolutionist Jamie Oliver.
25. 02. 2015Accredit for the exceptional AFO50
One of the biggest European science festivals Academia Film Olomouc enters its 50th year. From Tuesday to Sunday April14-19 2015, Olomouc transforms into a dynamic centre of science popularization. Even the legendary British scientist Richard Dawkins will be present. Additionally, Palacky University opens an interactive science museum Stronghold of Knowledge to the public during the festival.
11. 02. 2015AFO50 presents official selection
This year's selected movies will compete in three categories - International competition (19 doc. films), Czech competition (16 doc. films) and Short film competition (16 doc. films).
03. 02. 2015Fall and Origin of the universe and civilizations at AFO50
When something ends, something new begins. The central program section of AFO50, FALL AND ORIGIN, reflects the creation of the universe, the birth of modern man, and the rise and fall of cultures. As part of this section we will host not only Egyptologist MIROSLAV BÁRTA, experimental archaeologist PAVEL PAVEL, but also EINAR SELVIK, co-author of the series Vikings.
19. 01. 2015Apply for the Camp 4SCIENCE
Have you ever thought about making a film about science? Apply for the Camp 4SCIENCE with your science documentary project! Deadline for science documentary projects is set to February 20, 2015
08. 01. 2015Visual identity of AFO50: Robot Emil and the Star Trek Communicator
Academia Film Olomouc will celebrate its 50th anniversary in 2015 and the Prague graphic studio ReDesign created an appropriate visual identity for this occasion. It reflects the motto of this year’s festival, SCIENCE OF FICTION?, and highlights the conflict between science and fiction in popular culture phenomena.
03. 12. 2014Fever in Brussels
By Wednesday, December 10 in Brussels, AFO shall present an impressive insight into the bowels of the largest research centre in the world. The film Particle Fever about the Swiss CERN which competed for the award for the best science documentary film at this year's festival will be screened at the European Parliament with the participation of a festival delegation.