Shorts Program I – Futuristic Societies 54min
With technological advances and a shift in consciousness, can disrupting our nature of reality lead to a utopian future?
Live virtual screening on Thursday, Dec. 3rd @ 8:30pm PST with filmmaker Q&A to follow.
Everything I Learned Came from the Television – Directed by Jeremy Stewart
In the start of a dystopian future, televisions have started to enslave humans. The TV’s have had one successful test subject, Protector, and now that they have their first real subject in front of them, they need to keep testing their powers through Hannah. Will she escape? Or will she fall victim to their will?
It’s Okay – Directed by Justin Giddings
In the style of Black Mirror, It’s Okay follows a couple as their circumstances take an unexpected turn, in this futuristic, Sci-Fi short. Cam and Alex are living a simple, un-extraordinary life, when strange things suddenly start happening. Will they uncover the truth before they lose one another?
Alice – Directed by Andrew Ramirez
A new proprietary smart home device, ALICE, is always listening to make life easier. When a naive Annabelle searches for romance via a new dating app, she finds an unearthly attractive and peculiar lover. Is luck the matchmaker or is ALICE?
Slice of Life – Directed by Dino Julius and Luka Hrgović
A low-life drug dealer tries to turn his life around, but finds himself at the mercy of fate when he encounters a cop with an agenda of his own.
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