A night of science fiction will be presented at Anthology Film Archives as part of the center’s NewFilmmakers series. Daniel Abella, the famed director of The Philip K. Dick Science Fiction Film Festival led the curation for the momentous special program to be held on Wednesday, August 28. The one-night only lineup features four thrilling film shorts from the minds of talented filmmakers who showcase the infinite world of science fiction. The science fiction special program will lead an entire night of films starting at 6pm.
SILENT THREAT: PRELUDE (2013, 15 Minutes)
By Aldo Romero
A former reporter who came across a Roswell-type wreckage of a space craft in 1986 joins the social media site “Silent Threat” dedicated to UFO abductees to spread his message of extraterrestrial existence after years of censorship.
THE EXIT ROOM (2013, 10 Minutes)
By Todd Wiseman Jr.
In 2021, imprisoned journalist Joseph Michaels faces government execution as he contemplates a desperate escape attempt in order to return to his wife and newborn.
MICROTIME (2013, 15 Minutes)
By Nir Yaniv
Bernie Eckstein, a young physics PhD student is about to test the time machine he built out of the microwave oven in his kitchen. He sets a camera to document the experiment but the machine begins to jump into the future and he must stop it before things go too far.
By Marcia Goetsch
A woman and an artificially intelligent house are shackled by their symbiotic relationship in world of the future.