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Film screenings at IT STEP Academy

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We invite you to join us in our new innitiative ‘Film screenings at IT STEP Academy’ every Tuesday at 19:00.

In the context of the opening of our first branch on the territory of Bulgaria we invite you to a free screening of a film of our choice.

The intention behind the initiative is to relate the sphere of our activity- the IT technologies- to the passion for cinema and thus to create a space for cultural communication.

The films we have selected are in one way or another thematically connected to the computer technologies and our idea is to through each film to stress upon a different topic which we could briefly discuss after the projection.
Virtual and physical reality, simulation and authenticity, identity in the digital age, artificial intelligence, technological progress and the vision of the future– these are some of the themes that can be found in the films we’ve selected.
We will start with one captivating and thought-provoking British sci-fi film – Ex Machina
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EX MACHINA (2015)

UK, sci fi/ thriller 
Director: Alex Garland
Duration: 108 minutes

 

Plot Summary:

Caleb, a 26 year old coder at the world’s largest internet company, wins a competition to spend a week at a private mountain retreat belonging to Nathan, the reclusive CEO of the company. But when Caleb arrives at the remote location he finds that he will have to participate in a strange and fascinating experiment in which he must interact with the world’s first true artificial intelligence, housed in the body of a beautiful robot girl.You can read a more thorough review of the fil here.

 


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