NEW SHORTS: Science Fictions

Monday, 18 January 2021

18-01-21 UK NEW SHORTS: Science Fictions

A TRIP TO HEAVEN, dir. Linh Duong

Visions of cosmic presents and imagined futures.


From otherworlds and afterlifes conjured by artist filmmakers Jacqueline Lentzou (Hector Malot: The Last Day Of The Year) and Berlinale Talent Linh Duong, by way of experimental physics, Flat Earth theory and Hitchcock churned through algorithm, these science-infused films give us personal perspectives on getting by in the universe. 


Programmed by Philip Ilson. 72'


Please note, the film The End of Suffering (A Proposal) can only be accessed by UK audiences at the request of the filmmaker.

Monday, 18 January 2021

16:00

Online

£4

ESCAPING THE FRAGILE PLANET

ESCAPING THE FRAGILE PLANET

Thanasis Tsimpinis

17'

2020

Greece

A few hours before the world ends, two men have an unexpected encounter, while a strange pink fog is spreading throughout the city.

A NOBLE TRUTH

A NOBLE TRUTH

Tia Salisbury

15'

2020

United Kingdom

When flat-earth activist Fawn takes her alternative beliefs offline and onto the streets, a face from the past leads her to wrestle with her newly found ideology.

SATURNRANIA

SATURNRANIA

Holly McLean

5'

2020

United Kingdom

A feminist sci-fi adventure documentary following an experimental physicist on her quest to have a baby.

VERTIGO AI

VERTIGO AI

Chris Peters

5'

2020

USA

An artificial intelligence computer watched the Hitchcock classic Vertigo 20 times in a row and made its own disturbing movie.

THE END OF SUFFERING (A PROPOSAL)

THE END OF SUFFERING (A PROPOSAL)

Jacqueline Lentzou

14'

2020

Greece

Sofia is panicky, again. The Universe decides to contact her. An other-wordly dialogue. A planet symphony.

A TRIP TO HEAVEN

A TRIP TO HEAVEN

Linh Duong

15'

2020

Vietnam

During a peculiar tour bus to Mekong Delta, 50-year-old Tam bumps into her high school sweetheart. She's hopeful for a chance of reconciliation, but maybe he's not.