Tuesday, May 30th
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SPANISHAND SOUTH AMERICAN SCI FI
6:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Director: Lonan Garcia
Spain, 15 min
ZONA-84 is a futurist short movie set in a post-apocalyptic Barcelona. The mood of social criticism is related to the abuse of power which controls the earth essential resources.
Director: Juan Aristizabal
Year 2359. Now humans are ruled by a supercomputer, which under the four laws of robotics is desperately seeking peaceful coexistence of human and biomechanical. Dors, a prostitute of planet Earth, is locked in a preventive way with a biomechanical (Joe2). Joe, after realizing who Dors really is, proposes a plan to escape from that place. However Dors has no idea that what Joe really wants is to escape from captivity at all costs.
Director: Ricardo Fernández
Hilbert's consciousness can be in two worlds at the same time. An amazing skill which allows him to help a gangster win fifty-fifty bets. But Hilbert wants out, and it could be the perfect opportunity when he meets Ana. Using split screen, we delve into Hilbert's double universe–full of strange, exciting visual effects.
Director: Fernando Caneda
Argentina, 14 min
In a lost world, devoid of human contact, an unexpected event triggers an awakening in the life of two people who manage to reunite.
Director: Olga Osorio
Spain, 9 min
Summer of 1982. Teo claims he has found a wormhole. His brother Óscar does not believe him - at least not for now.
Director: Marc-Henri Boulier
In a near future, the SEED Company launches with great fanfare, JULIET1, the first generation of synthetic pleasure beings. But as technology evolves and new styles come and go, it becomes more and more difficult for mankind to find their own place.
Director: Arthur Mercier
France, 15 minutes
Timothy, a 15 years old teenager, has an appointment with a guidance counselor. Unfortunately, the latter is missing when the boy comes in the office, and has been replaced by a strange machine. At the end of the meeting, Timothy will discover much more about himself than ever before.
Georgia and the Time Machine
Director: Daniel Utrilla Cerezo
It’s a special day for Georgia, her amazing invention is about to take its first flight, but she can’t go without her father. She needs him help make her time machine work, and to accompany her on the incredible journey of the imagination she is about to go on.