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11.10.2018
The Filmfestival Mathematik Informatik 2018 hosts a free screening of Julia Robinson and Hilbert's Tenth Problem at the Karlstorkino in Heidelberg, Germany on November 10, 2018 at 7:30pm. Mathematican Lenore Blum (featured in the film) will be present to talk about Julia Robinson and her contribution to the solution of this important Hilbert problem. For more information, see the festival's website.
11.1.2018
A review of Erdős 100 Plus in Video Librarian says the new DVD offers "a profile of a man not only devoted to his discipline but also one who encouraged younger members to tackle math's most difficult problems." The 180-minute compilation of 10 videos concentrates on the legacy of the peripatetic mathematician Paul Erdős (1913-96). Features include Erdős 100, Something New Every Day: The Math & Magic of Ron Graham, and 112 minutes of Erdős interviews between 1998 and 1991. DVD and Blu-ray discs are available for purchase from Zala Films.
8.24.2018
Navajo Math Circles screens at the UNAFF Traveling Film Festival Ruše on Friday, August 24, at 8:30 p.m. Duane Yazzie, a Navajo-Hopi teacher featured in the film, and Asali Echols, the film's editor, will be present at the screening. Held in the city of Ruše, Slovenia (10 miles west of Maribor), the festival is one of the most influential and important human rights festivals in the world. For more information, see the festival program.
7.15.2018
Zala Films is proud to announce the release of Erdős 100 Plus, a compilation of ten videos by George Csicsery on a single DVD. Concentrating on the legacy of Paul Erdős in mathematics, the DVD includes 112 minutes of largely unedited Erdős interviews filmed between 1988 and 1991 for N is a Number: A Portrait of Paul Erdős. The anchor piece is Erdős 100, a 30-minute video prepared for the centennial celebration in 2013 of Paul Erdős's birth. It contains new interviews mixed with never-before-seen outtakes from N is a Number: A Portrait of Paul Erdős.

The DVD also includes Something New Every Day, a 21-minute film completed in 2015 on the occasion of Ron Graham's 80th birthday. Four short pieces about the development of combinatorics and the probabilistic method complete the package. Erdős 100 Plus is available now in DVD and Blu-ray disc editions.
5.19.2018
Navajo Math Circles will screen as part of the Missoula Urban Indian Health Center Indigenous Film Festival on May 19 at 10:30 a.m. The screening will be followed by a panel discussion, with participants including mathematician Matt Roscoe of the Department of Mathematical Sciences of the University of Montana, who will appear in person, and Navajo Math Circles professor, Dr. Henry Fowler, who will join via Skype.

The screening and discussion will take place at the Missoula Children's Theatre, 200 N. Adams Street, Missoula, MT 59802. Admission is $5 a day or bring canned goods to donate to the Food Bank. (Link to the entire festival schedule here.)
2.19.2018
Counting from Infinity will screen at the Queen's Film Theatre in Belfast, Northern Ireland, on Monday, February 19, at 6:40 p.m., as part of the Northern Ireland Science Festival (February 15-25, 2018). Professor Ivan Todorov of the School of Mathematics and Physics, Queen's University Belfast, will introduce the film. The screening venue is located at 20 University Square, Belfast, Northern Ireland.
12.13.2017
Navajo Math Circles screens at the Karlstorkino in Heidelberg, Germany, on December 13, one of eight science and mathematics films featured at the week-long (December 9-16) Mathematik Informatik Film Festival, organized by the distinguished Heidelberg Laureate Forum.
11.28.2017
Mathematician Matthias Kawski of Arizona State University presented Navajo Math Circles on November 28 at the Brazil Delta Conference in Gramado, Rio Grande del Sol. The Delta Conferences are a biannual series of Southern Hemisphere conferences on the teaching and learning of undergraduate mathematics and statistics that began in 1997.

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documentaries


License to Tell
(in production)

Erdős 100 Plus
Available July 2018!

Navajo Math Circles

Gazing Into the Past
The Unbounded Vision of James Cahill
(a collaboration with Skip Sweeney; in production)

Something New
Every Day

The Math & Magic of Ron Graham

Available July 2018!

People of the Current


Counting from Infinity
Yitang Zhang and the Twin Prime Conjecture

Angel of Mercy
(in production; est. completion, 2020)


Taking the Long View
The Life of Shiing-shen Chern

Erdős 100
Available July 2018!


Hard Problems
The Road to the World's
Toughest Math Contest

To Prove and Conjecture
Excerpts from Three Lectures
by Paul Erdős

Where the Heart Roams

N is a Number
A Portrait of Paul Erdős

Troop 214
214-es Csapat

I Want to Be a Mathematician
A Conversation with Paul Halmos

Songs Along a Stony Road

The Right Spin

Julia Robinson
and Hilbert's Tenth Problem

Hungry for Monsters
A Tale from a New Age Witch Hunt

Television
The Enchanted Mirror

The Thursday Club

porridge pulleys and Pi
Two Mathematical Journeys


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