What is SCINEMA?


SCINEMA is the largest science film festival in the southern hemisphere, showcasing the best science feature, short, documentary, animated and experimental films from filmmakers around the world.



Tell me more about Australia’s Science Channel


SCINEMA is presented by Australia’s Science Channel; The Royal Institution of Australia’s free, open publishing platform for the wonders and achievements of Australian scientific discoveries, old and new; to inspire the young, satisfy the curious, explain the baffling and ask the impossible. See previous SCINEMA winning films online now.



When do tickets go on sale?


Tickets are on sale now! Click here to find out where the festival is showing near you.



What films are being shown?


SCINEMA is a 2-hour compilation of award-winning full-length films and excerpts, for the full list of films click here.



Is SCINEMA wheelchair accessible? Is it accessible to hearing impaired and visually impaired people?


Information on accessibility is unique to each venue. Click here to find out where the festival is showing near you, and accessibility information should be available through the venue’s website.



Is SCINEMA suitable for children?


The SCINEMA International Film Festival contains some scenes which may not be suitable for children. The winning film, The Face of a Stranger, documents a facial transplant operation and contains some graphic scenes that may be confronting for younger viewers. Parental discretion is advised.



Are tickets refundable?


If tickets are purchased through the cinema, please contact them directly. If you have purchased tickets via Eventbrite refunds are available up to 7 days before the screening. Please contact us directly if you need further assistance.

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