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Goa to Host Science Film Festival of India 2018

Goa will be hosting the 3rd Edition of the Science Film Festival of India from January 16-19.


  • The festival titled “SCI-FFI Goa” is being organized by the state based Vidnyan Parishad, Goa’s Department of Science and Technology, the Entertainment Society of Goa and the Goa College of Art.
  • It will be a three days event which will feature film screenings, interactive sessions and workshops and presentations on space, robotics and environment.
  • There would be cash prizes for the best film apart from awards for categories including direction, cinematography, editing, design etc.
  • The total prize money is Rs 1 lakh and will be given away during the opening ceremony.
  • The highlight of the festival will be the Science Film Making competition with two categories where films of a duration of 5 minutes and those above 5 minutes will be included.
  • The school students have also been invited to participate by submitting films shot in mobile phones on any topic related to science.
  • This competition aims to boost the culture of scientific films.
  • The opening film will be “The Man Who Knew Infinity” and the festival will close with the film “Apollo 13”.

Expected Questions

Where will be the 3rd Edition of the Science Film Festival of India held?
a. Kochi
b. Bengaluru
c. Mumbai
d. Goa
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