International Sci-Fi Shorts
These sci-fi shorts from around the world represent a wide range of backgrounds and beliefs, entertaining us while also informing us about current and future trends. A discussion with the filmmakers will follow the screening. Program runs approx. 94 mins.
2BR02B: To Be or Naught to Be (Dir. Marco Checa Garcia, 2016) Set in a dystopian future where population is strictly controlled, a father waits for his children to be born. In a deserted hospital waiting room, one man must ask himself exactly what he is willing to do to give his children a chance at life, any life at all.
FTL (Dir. Adam Stern, 2017. North American Premiere) A lone astronaut testing the ﬁrst faster-than-light spacecraft travels farther than he imagined possible.
Sociopaths (Dir. A.T. Run, 2016) A girl encounters an android on the street. She ﬁnds something strange about the experience and decides to follow the android to give it a “message.”
The Plan (Dir. Pierre Teulières, 2016) In an isolated mansion, a creature follows the orders of his master in order to accomplish a plan that will change the world. Meanwhile, a desperate father is looking for his missing daughter.
Olfactory (Dir. Christopher Piazza, 2016) Olfactory is a system that allows users to re-experience memories and when an app programmer hacks the system to alter his memories he loses his grip on reality.
Anamnesis (Dir. Sebastien Tobler, 2016) A brilliant neuro-cyberneticist attempts to rehabilitate her lost lover who, unable to feel emotions violently questions his existence in a reality that is never what it seems.
Entropy (Dir. Tim Cahn, 2016) A spaceship travels beyond Earth.