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The Fourth Dimension

Science Is Fiction: 23 Films by Jean Painlevé, Season 1, Episode 19 – 10m

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  • The Struggle for Survival

    Directed by Jean Painlevé • 1937 • France

    On assignment for the mathematics department of le Palais de la Découverte, Jean Painlevé shot this film to be presented at the Paris museum's 1937 international exhibition. THE STRUGGLE FOR SURVIVAL explores population rise and decline.

  • Voyage to the Sky

    Directed by Jean Painlevé • 1937 • France

    On assignment for the mathematics department of le Palais de la Découverte, Jean Painlevé shot this film to be presented at the Paris museum's 1937 international exhibition. VOYAGE TO THE SKY muses on extraterrestrial landscapes and earth's role in the u...

  • Similarities Between Length and Speed

    Directed by Jean Painlevé • 1937 • France

    On assignment for the mathematics department of le Palais de la Découverte, Jean Painlevé shot this film to be presented at the Paris museum's 1937 international exhibition. SIMILARITIES BETWEEN LENGTH AND SPEED offers a mathematical look at proportions.