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Surviving:) The Teenage Brain goes to Paris

August 29, 2013

 

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Surviving:) The Teenage Brain goes to Paris

 

The Pariscience International Science Film Festival has selected Cervelle D’Ado [French version of Surviving:) The Teenage Brain] to screen at this year’s festival in Paris!  It will be screening October 4 and 6, each followed by a paneled discussion between filmmakers and scientists.  Using a combination of outlandish “Jackass” style YouTube videos, new scientific research and a graphic novel approach, Cervelle D’Ado / Surviving:) The Teenage Brain presents cutting edge research from renowned scientists around the world that challenges preconceived views about the turbulent teen years.  The program originally aired in English on CBC’s the Nature of Things January 19, 2012 and in French on CBC’s Explora May 9, 2013.

 

PARISCIENCE is a film festival for both film buffs and science enthusiasts alike, as it crosses science with cinema to shed light on the evolution of the various scientific disciplines and their impact on society.The festival runs from October 3-8, 2013 and is held at the Muséum National d’Histoire Naturelle in Paris. It is organised by the Association Science & Télévision (AST), a collective of independent production companies working to promote science on television and developing relationships between the audiovisual sector and the scientific world.

 

Surviving:) The Teenage Brain is produced by Merit Motion Pictures in association with CBC’s The Nature of Things, with the participation of the Canada Media Fund, Manitoba Film & Music, the Government of Manitoba – Manitoba Film and Video Production Tax Credit and the Canadian Film and Video Production Tax Credit.

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