Centre for Engineering and Design Education

STATUS Current
LINK Project's website
KEYWORDS documentary, films, popup cinema
CONTACT 1 Jonathan Attenborough
CONTACT 2 Kate Everest


EDEN FLIX presents a series of highly acclaimed, thought-provoking and inspirational documentaries on issues related to engineering, design and social consciousness. The initiative is sponsored by the Centre for Engineering and Design Education as part of the Engineering and Design Educators Network series of events.

In the first academic year that EDEN FLIX ran (2012/13), CEDE hosted the films in the Design Studio on the first floor of the Keith Green Building (West Park, building 16 on campus map). The initiative was hugely successful, with many screenings being completely full and an increasing interest spreading throughout the whole university. Please visit the EDEN FLIX page for a list of the films screened along with their trailers (http://cede.lboro.ac.uk/edenflix).

Following on from the success of the initiative, Loughborough University's long-established Flix society approached CEDE about collaborating for the new academic year, requesting funding towards new, state-of-the-art digital projection equipment. CEDE made a contribution towards this new gear and are proud to announce that EDEN FLIX will now be run in partnership with Flix Society, with screenings being held in the well furnished Cope Auditorium, three times per semester. As part of this advancement we will now be including academic insights to introduce or conclude each screening to enhance the educative value of the screenings, and to establish firm links between the initiative and engineering and design education.

The films screened in the 2013/14 academic year are:

South of the BorderWednesday, 23rd October
GasLandWednesday, 20th NovemberIntroduced by Dr. Diganta Das, Chemical Engineering
How Much Does Your Building Weigh, Mr. Foster?Wednesday, 29th JanuaryIntroduced by Professor Jacqui Glass, Civil & Building Engineering
ObjectifiedWednesday 26th FebruaryIntroduced by Dr. Matt Sinclair, Design School
FLOW: For Love of WaterWednesday 19th FebruaryIntroduced by Brian Reed, WEDC
Future by DesignWednesday 28th May

Please visit the EDEN FLIX page on the CEDE website or the Flix Society website (http://flix.org.uk/schedule) for more information.

Item ID #31.

Last Updated: 23rd September, 2014