‘Science Fair’ In theaters September 14th
Nine high school students from around the globe navigate rivalries, setbacks, and of course, hormones, on their journey to compete at the international science fair. Facing off against 1,700 of the smartest, quirkiest teens from 78 different countries, only one will be named Best in Fair.
Among the characters SCIENCE FAIR follows include:
- Kashfia, one of the only Muslim girls at a massive high school in South Dakota, who finds an unlikely kinship with her school’s head football coach who ends up being the only teacher who will sponsor her project;
- Myllena and Gabriel, teenagers from a poor town in Brazil, who see winning the science fair as their families’ key to escaping poverty;
- And Dr.McCalla, a black science research teacher from Long Island, who has transformed her class of young immigrants into one of the best science fair teams in the world.
SCIENCE FAIR, directed by Cristina Costantini and Darren Foster, brings joy, excitement, exhilaration and the behind the scenes stories of amazing students who aspire to be our next generation’s top thinkers and inventors. The film is a poignant and entertaining look into the lives of kids who are committed to shaping our future.