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  • New Year’s Done Right: Brainy Books and Movies to Check Out This Holiday Season

    The holidays are perfect not only for partying and sleeping, but also for doing what you’ve always been putting off. Tired of socializing and stuffing yourself? Spend some time with an enlightening film or a great book. We’ve prepared a list of some of the books and movies you should check out this holiday season.


  • This Weekend in St. Petersburg: February 16-17

    Travel to India, visit a movie studio, and ride to 19th century Istanbul on an authentic Harley Davidson bike this weekend!


  • Pop-Science Cinema at ITMO University

    Popular science movies are gradually gaining popularity both in Russia and abroad. On November 20-21, the Days of Science Cinema were held in Russia for the fourth time. ITMO University also participated in the festival with two films about artificial intelligence and an artificial star. ITMO.NEWS asked the event’s coordinators about how to organize your own film festival and why watch science movies in the first place.


  • This Weekend in St. Petersburg: August 4-5

    A blues music festival, a local produce fair, and a sailing regatta: as always, St. Petersburg is buzzing with events you can attend this weekend!


  • Science Film for the Modern Viewer

    The 12th International Science Film Festival “World of Knowledge” took place in St. Petersburg on October 18 to 20. This year’s topic was Ecology. The festival presented scientific and educational films from Russia, France, Germany, Australia, Spain, the UK and others. The program included a film competition, a separate short film program, scientific lectures, workshops and talks on ecology, film and art. Several screenings were held at ITMO University. ITMO.NEWS visited the festival and asked the guests what they look for in modern science films and how it can appeal to a mass audience.