The United Nations Science Museum is organizing the fifth edition of the #LabMeCrazy Science Film Festival!

Fifth edition of #LabMeCrazy! science Film Festival, I organized it University of Navarra Science MuseumIt will be held in Pamplona 13 l February 24th. The event will engage citizens through cinema on topics such as nuclear energy, ocean conservation, artificial intelligence and the personality of the Spanish primatologist. Jordi Sabater B.

They participated in this edition of the festival 1,442 productions from 108 countries. “After another year, the reception has been impressive. Not only because of the numbers but because of the level of production. We believe that the films we will show will be a surprise,” he points out. Hi Leon, #LabMeCrazy Director! Science Film Festival.

Tuesday 20th, at 7:00 pm at the University of Navarra Museum. Awards ceremony, presented by scientist and comedian Helena González Borón. It will be a show with videos of science monologues, science and humor, and a circus show by Alodia Sirko. The festival will honor the best documentary film or report, TV programme, video for web or social networks, student production, or work produced by a university or research centre. In addition, a “Passion for Science” award will be given to a researcher and paleontologist. Juan Luis ArsuagaFor his distinguished career in promoting scientific communication and culture.

Projections and seminars

From February 21 to 24, some of the festival's final documentaries will be screened at 7pm at Golem Bayona. Wednesday the 21st will be the turn “Nuclear Now”It is a production that reflects the role that nuclear energy can play in helping to mitigate climate change. After the presentation, a discussion will take place with Diego Maza, Director of the Department of Physics and Applied Mathematics, and Clara Gonzalez, from the Faculty of Communication, both from the University of Navarra.

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It will be shown on Thursday 22nd “Maa-yiem, the extraordinary story of Jordi Sabater B”, After a subsequent discussion moderated by Alfonso Barr, the director of the documentary, he will engage in conversation with university professor Lucia Gastón. Friday the 23rd will be “made to measure”, Which explores what companies like Google or Facebook do with the personal data of billions of people. After the presentation, a discussion will be held with José Antonio Crusera, Major General in charge of the Economic and Technological Crimes Team of the Judicial Police of the Civil Guard of Navarra, and Enrique Guerrero, Professor at the Faculty of Communication of the University of Navarra.

Finally, the film will be shown on Saturday the 24th “Ocean Odyssey” An Australian production brings us closer to the journey of two whales on their great migration from the warm tropics to Antarctica. After the presentation, Lourdes Esqueda, a professor at the University of Navarra, will begin a conversation with marine biologist María Calvo.

Tickets for the shows and concert can be obtained from the festival website: www.labmecrazy.org.

Two weeks of scientific activities for all audiences

Activities start on February 13 in Civivox Iturrama at 7:30 pm, with the session “Nuclear energy in the face of climate change: solution or problem?” Participating in it are Francisco del Pozo, Fossil and Nuclear Campaign Coordinator of Greenpeace Spain, and Amparo Soler, President of the Women's Communications Committee in Nuclear Spain. The documentary will be shown on Wednesday the 14th, at 7:30 pm, at the Moncayo Cinemas in Tudela. “Bardenas, the desert that falls”; On Thursday the 15th, at the same time, in Civifox in Itorama, it will be the turn of Professor from the University of Navarra, José Luis Orihuela, who will speak about “Personal identity in a hyperconnected world: from social networks to digital twins.

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Next week, on Wednesday 21st of this month, at 12 noon in the University Science Building, researcher and paleontologist Juan Luis Arsuaga will present the session. “Our body, seven million years of evolution.” Who will tell in an entertaining way the wonders that make up the human body and how and why they have evolved over the centuries.

One day later, at 12:30 pm in the same location, the round table will be held “Filmmakers for the Environment” With Dan Huertas (Silverback Films), Mike LeVeque (National Geographic Explorer), and Anier Echevarria, a filmmaker specializing in anthropology and conservation. And on Saturday the 24th, at 11, in Taconera Gardens, he will be there Photo safaris in Pamplona Aimed at all audiences, it is led by biologist Enrique Baquero and Giancarlo Villmarche, expert nature photographer, both from the University of Navarra.

#LabMeCrazy! The Science Film Festival is an international science film competition, promoted by the Science Museum of the University of Navarra, and aims to bring science closer to society. The festival was developed thanks to the sponsorship of the Seguros de Salud ACUNSA-Clínica Universidad de Navarra, the Spanish Foundation for Science and Technology (FECYT)/Ministry of Science, Innovation and Universities, the Government of Navarra, the Pamplona City Council and Laboral Cotexa. And the Lily Foundation.

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