Mumbai: Staying true to its promise of feel alive, Sony BBC Earth, the most loved infotainment channel mesmerised young minds with an unprecedented cinematic experience with its Science Movie Festival. Spread across three days, the festival reached out to over 1000 students at the illustrious Nehru Science Centre. This groundbreaking event fused the magic of movies with an enriching educational journey, creating an atmosphere of awe and inspiration for school children across the city.
The Science Movie Festival, an initiative by Sony BBC Earth in association with Nehru Science Centre aimed at transforming the way children perceive and engage with science. Through a carefully curated selection of films, the event ignited a passion for science, propelling young learners into the vast expanse of space. James Webb: The $10 Billion Space Telescope took students into the cosmos with the potential to revolutionise the understanding of the universe, spectacular Earth (Aurora) portrayed the mesmerising northern and southern lights, offering a glimpse into the Earth's magnetic beauty, and spectacular Earth (Volcano) unveiled the raw power and astonishing landscapes shaped by this natural phenomenon. The festival transcended the boundaries of conventional education, offering young audiences a front-row seat to the marvels of the universe.
Over the course of three days, students from a multitude of schools across Mumbai converged at Nehru Science Centre, becoming part of an educational odyssey. The screening sessions saw active participation from a diverse array of schools. After each screening, an interactive Q&A session followed, offering exciting goodies for the eager participants.
Sony AATH business operations head and Sony Pictures Networks head - marketing & insights, English cluster Rohan Jain said, "We have always believed in catering to young and curious minds through our content and initiatives. The Science Movie Festival is not just an event; it's an experience that has the potential to ignite a lifelong passion for science in the hearts of young learners. Through the power of visual storytelling, we aim to nurture a new generation of explorers and thinkers.”