Crazy8s Film Society

An Evening with Ada

Movie evening with Ada Lovelace - great English mathematician, pioneer of modern computing and role model.

We invite you to an evening with  Ada Lovelace (10.12.1815–27.11.1852) – a great English mathematician and the first computer programmer who wrote an algorithm for the early computing machine conceptualized by Charles Babbage. A woman whose creativity, hard work and persistence changed the world. Join us on Tuesday, 14. December 2021 at 18:45 in Audimax or live on Zoom (please send an e-mail to to receive access credentials)

The programme includes:

  • An intro lecture about Ada Lovelace by mathematician Dr. Sebastian Krapp
  • Screening of Ada (2019) – Winner of Beyond Time Genre Awards 2021 (best historical film), Global Shorts, Los Angeles 2020 (Award of Excellence – Short Film), Stage 32 Short Film Competition 2021 (Grand Prize – Best Short Film) and more
  • Panel Discussion with movie director Steven Kammerer and leading actress Julie Bruns

This is a joint initative of KWIM, SFB-TRR 161, Lumière - Campus Cinema and Equal Opportunity Office.