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Film: Fermat's Last Tango

Fermat's Last Tango

Based on the true story of Andrew Wiles we get to follow a mathematician on the hunt for the proof of Fermat's Last Theorem. But shortly after everything goes wrong: He realizes that his proof is not fully correct. In his desperation Fermats spirit pays him a visit and the hunt for the perfect proof begins...

Film: Hotel Hilbert

Hotel Hilbert

It seems like a normal day for Fiona Knight when she is on the look out for a hotel room for tonight. But when she enters “Infinit Hotel” her night gets anything but normal. First off, the hotel manager tells her that every room is taken – just to declare that there will be enough free rooms for every new guest in the same breath...

Film: Julia Robinson and Hilbert's Tenth Problem

Julia Robinson and Hilbert's Tenth Problem

A one-hour biographical documentary, Julia Robinson and Hilbert's Tenth Problem tells the story of an important American mathematician against a background of mathematical ideas.

Film: N is a Number

N is a Number

A man with no home and no job, Paul Erdős was the most prolific mathematician who ever lived.

Born in Hungary in 1913, Erdős wrote and co-authored over 1,500 papers and pioneered several fields in theoretical mathematics. At the age of 83 he still spent most of his time on the road, going from math meeting to math meeting, continually working on problems. He died on September 20, 1996 while attending such a meeting in Warsaw, Poland.

Film: Reason for Math Volume 1: The Language of Math

Reason for Math Volume 1: The Language of Math

Reason for Mathis not your ordinary movie about Mathematics. Yes, it teaches you about mathematics but the main goal is to facilitate the understanding and general concepts of this science. Maths is a way of thinking and has a language of its own. So learning the vocabulary of this foreign language is key to understanding mathematics.

Volume 1 of „Reason for Math“ deals with the basic patterns in addition, subtraction, multiplication and division.