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Unvarnished Diaries of a CERN Scientist

Meet Dorothea Fonnesu. A docushort following her scientific work.
3/5

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Markus Mooslechner’s 9-minute documentary film follows the personal diaries of Dorothea Fonnesu, an experimental physicist working on a new 100km long particle accelerator (under Lake Geneva) with the European Organization for Nuclear Research (CERN). This low-budget short is made up of self-taped video-diaries and interview questions to educate and inform viewers of her scientific role and the significance this research will have on future generations. This film is part of a 6-part series titled ‘Collider Diaries’.

The short film doesn’t take too much time focusing on the next big particle accelerator, but takes a glimpse into Dorothea’s home-life at her apartment, showcasing her love for plants and her dog. The film avoids discarding uninformed viewers, as scientific lingo is kept at a minimum – providing easy to understand explanations for most ages and learning capabilities.

Unvarnished Diaries of a CERN Scientist is a fine documentary that doesn’t take itself too seriously. Production value is deliberately kept low – mirror the video-blog style. Dorothea Fonnesu comes across friendly, warm and entertaining – this captivates and engages the audience from start to finish. An insightful film that doesn’t just attract budding scientists. We recommend checking out the full ‘Collider Diaries’ collection on the YouTube channel.

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Unvarnished Diaries of a CERN Scientist

Meet Dorothea Fonnesu. A docushort following her scientific work.
3/5

Review

Markus Mooslechner’s 9-minute documentary film follows the personal diaries of Dorothea Fonnesu, an experimental physicist working on a new 100km long particle accelerator (under Lake Geneva) with the European Organization for Nuclear Research (CERN). This low-budget short is made up of self-taped video-diaries and interview questions to educate and inform viewers of her scientific role and the significance this research will have on future generations. This film is part of a 6-part series titled ‘Collider Diaries’.

The short film doesn’t take too much time focusing on the next big particle accelerator, but takes a glimpse into Dorothea’s home-life at her apartment, showcasing her love for plants and her dog. The film avoids discarding uninformed viewers, as scientific lingo is kept at a minimum – providing easy to understand explanations for most ages and learning capabilities.

Unvarnished Diaries of a CERN Scientist is a fine documentary that doesn’t take itself too seriously. Production value is deliberately kept low – mirror the video-blog style. Dorothea Fonnesu comes across friendly, warm and entertaining – this captivates and engages the audience from start to finish. An insightful film that doesn’t just attract budding scientists. We recommend checking out the full ‘Collider Diaries’ collection on the YouTube channel.

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