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CAN SCIENCE BUILD A CHAMPION?

USA, 1992 (MIFF 1994, Science Programme)

Director: Mike Slee

Athletes are training smarter, running faster, jumping higher and outperforming past champions - thanks to sports science. With every possible way of improving performance now being pursued, records seem destined to keep falling in the future. Several Australian champions feature in this US documentary.

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N IS A NUMBER: A PORTRAIT OF PAUL ERDÖS

USA, 1993
Described as a wandering genius, at age 80 Paul Erdös has no home, no job, yet he is the most prolific mathematician alive. This documentary presents his struggle to uncover truths hidden by what he… More »

So Many Galaxies...So Little Time

USA, 1992
How distant are the galaxies and how are they distributed throughout the vast reaches of space? This live-action documentary combined with computer graphics features two astronomers and their graduat… More »

Hotel Halfway to the Moon

Russia, 1992
Home movies by cosmonauts onboard the space station 'Mir'. A slapstick look at the lighter side of life and weightlessness in space. ... More »

ICEMAN

UK, 1992
Prize-winning documentary on the discovery of the 5000 year-old remains of a hunter high in the Austrian-Italian Alps. His remarkably well-preserved corpse, clothing, tools and other possessions have… More »

Flesh of the Earth

Russia, 1992
A study of the natural beauty and rich textures of the Earth's surface seen from space. Accompanied by the music of Gennadiy Gladkov. ... More »

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