Alternate Realities - 1

Track:
Film
What:
Film festival
When:
Wednesday Aug 09   03:00 PM to 05:00 PM (2 hours)
Where:
Messukeskus - 201
Tags:
film festival

3:00pm

Piper in the Woods – SF&F – USA – PG-13

Director:  Matthew Ramirez

With strange things happening at a remote research station, a university psychologist is sent to investigate. Based on a short story by Philip K. Dick.

 

3:08pm

Transmission – SF&F – UK – PG-13

Director:  Varun Raman

Welcome To Britannia. Together We Stand Alone.

 

3:26pm

Snowgirl – SF&F – Bulgaria – PG-13

Director:  Ilina Perianova

A mysterious girl appears in the lives of an elderly childless couple and a troubled young man and transforms their understanding about love and life. Loosely based on the Russian fairy tale about Snegurochka, this story is about miracles and trusting the divine forces at work in our lives.

 

3:54pm

Glow – SF&F/Thriller – USA – PG-13

Director:  Douglas Jessup

The film revolves around three shady looking characters who check into a motel located in the middle of nowhere. One of the three sits in the car for days on end while the other two guests remain inside motel room 13. Strangely, shortly after their arrival the electricity surges intermittently and causes the hotel lights to flicker.

 

4:13pm

Hypnos – SF&F – Finland – PG-13

Director:  Juho Aittanen

A love story between two men and a sentient planet. What happens when an artist's relationship with his muse is threatened by an entity beyond the void of space? A short film based on the original story by H.P. Lovecraft.

 

4:27pm

Defining Fay – SF&F/Drama – UK – PG-13

Director:  Sasha C. Damjanovski

A lone man on a boat, peacefully awaits the end, cherishing memories of his beloved. A big, multinational pharma company tests a brand new euthanasia machine. A beautiful woman, somewhere, unexpectedly discovers a love she never knew. The time is soon, just around the corner.

 

 

4:37pm

Tears in the Rain – SF&F – South Africa – PG-13

Director:  Christopher Grant Harvey

Tears In The Rain is a short film set in the world of Philip K. Dick's novel Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep? (1968) as well as the motion picture Blade Runner (1982).

 

4:48pm

Strange Harvest – SF&F – USA – PG-13

Director:  Stee McMorris

Two strangers wake up under mysterious and slimey circumstances, unable to move, and with no memory of how they got there.