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The World Is Full of Unknowns - Let the Films of Science and Technology Section Answer You

 

  Just as the saying goes, it’s never too late to learn. In face of the vast universe, there’s endless knowledge waiting to be explored by humans. As a major feature of Beijing International Film Festival, the Science and Technology Section aims to further promote public understanding of science and enable to everyone to feel the beauty of film technology. For this year's Science and Technology Section, a total of 36 outstanding special effects films were selected from around the world. Among them, 3 were global premieres, 9 were Asian premieres, and 7 were domestic premieres. This screening activity started on April 5th and will last until May 6th, which allows the audience to fully enjoy the charm of science and technology at Beijing International Film Festival.

  Aliang's Long March

  Format: IMAX Digital 3D

  Running time: 40 minutes

  Country: China

  Production Time: 2016

  Delivery Unit: Beijing Shangzao

  Pictures Co., Ltd.

  Aliang's Long March is a film that reflects the theme of the Red Army's Long March. Through the personal experience of a small soldier of the Red Army, it gives a collective presentation of such well-known scenarios on the Long March as climbing snow-capped mountains, crossing grasslands, capturing the Luding Bridge, and fighting by Xiangjiang River.

  The Son of Bigfoot

  Format: 4D Digital

  Running time: 12 minutes

  Country: Belgium

  Production Time: 2017

  Delivery Unit: ST Giant Films LTD.

  Lonely juvenile Adam begins looking for his long-lost father. After entering the forest, Adam finds an incredible reality - his father is actually a Bigfoot. Just as they enjoy the good reunion time, they have to face the threat of two poachers. So Bigfoot father and son launch an unforgettable adventure together with wonderful animals in the forest.

  America's Musical Journey

  Format: IMAX Digital 3D

  Running time: 40 minutes

  Country: America

  Production Time: 2018

  Delivery Unit: ST Giant Films LTD.

  The film America's Musical Journey, dubbed by the Oscar winner Morgan Freeman leads us to join Oscar-nominated singer and songwriter Aloe Blacc to re-walk their life and growth path and experience the diverse development of American music. Return to the birthplace of classic music, and experience the inheritance, innovation, development of music as well as the inspiration and beauty of music for life.

  Hello Earth!

  Format: Omnimax Digital 2D

  Running time: 24 minutes

  Country: Poland

  Production Time: 2017

  Delivery Unit:K2 Communications

  The film will take you through milestones in the history of communications. You will fly over the mysterious tower of Babel and see the first pictograph in the cave of Lasko - Ings, visit Johns Gutenberg, visit the surreal library, witness the birth of the first phone and see the beginning of the Internet and the launch of the Voyager. You will be immersed in the space environment. Maybe you will hear someone looking for you.

  The Search for Life in Space

  Format: IMAX Digital 3D

  Running time: 32 minutes

  Country: Australia

  Production Time: 2017

  Delivery Unit: ST Giant Films LTD.

  This is an exploration journey from the depths of the Pacific Ocean to outer space. Use the world’s most advanced telescope to lead the audience from the hot surface of Mars to icy Jupiter and Saturn, to extreme lava fields in Hawaii, and to extreme environments of deep hot springs in the deep sea, and explore the clues of life with space biologists. This film allows us to re-examine issues such as "Where did we come from?" "How do we reach the Earth?" “Are there only humans on Earth?"

  Oceans

  Format: IMAX Digital 3D

  Running time: 40 minutes

  Country: The UK

  Production Time: 2018

  Delivery Unit: BBC Worldwide

  From the frozen coast of Antarctica to the tropical warm waters full of coral reefs, the film will share unusual new discoveries with the audience. After learning about the fertile offshore waters, we entered the vast blue sea, where we meet with a group of marine animals with outstanding survival skills. Finally, sneak into the mysterious abyss of ocean which is full of unknowns. The creatures there can be described as "extraterrestrial visitors."