For more information on the films below, click here. All films are listed in alphabetical order.
Films marked with a * indicated participating in the digital festival.
FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 5th, 2021
7 PM: SCI-FI Feature
'Occupants' is a film about Annie Curtis, an award-winning documentarian and her husband Neil. Annie and Neil embark on a '30 Days of Clean Living' documentary, setting up cameras all over their house to document, via the Internet, their new eating habits. By doing so, half of their cameras capture a parallel version of themselves - a version that ultimately unravels and threatens their very existence.
9 PM: SCI-FI Shorts
Strange Places Near and Out of this World
FILM LIST: INFINITUS, GENESIS, ALIEN THEORY, O.U., H.APPINESS, SOL, OXYGEN, ZEALANDIA, UNDERPASS, 33 FLOORS
11 PM: SCI-FI + FANTASY SHORTS
HUMANS AND DROIDS WITH HEARTS
FILM LIST: ALIVE*, THE TURING TEST, PEW! PEW! PEW!, GREEK GOSSIP, HERE CUT SALON, KNIGHTMAN*
SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 6th, 2021
11 AM: SCI-FI Webseries and Star Wars Fan Film Shorts
FILM LIST: THE SNAKE PIT, HOOD: A STAR WARS STORY*, PALLIDUS, THE PATH OF THE GREYS, GODS GAME, STAR WARS: THE LOST PATROL, THE BEGINNING, SIL AND THE DEVIL SEEDS OF ARODOR
1 PM: SCI-FI Shorts
TECHNOLOGY: FRIEND OR FOE
FILM LIST: BODYHACKERS*, (DYS)FUNCTIONAL, JANUARY 18, 2022, GAILIELO, PERMITS AND APPROVALS, DREAMTECH, TRANSFERT*, SUPER SCIENCE FRIENDS
3 PM: Fantasy Shorts
IMAGINED AND MANIFESTED
FILM LIST: FOREST SOUL, MIDNIGHT ROSE*, CHILDREN OF CHRONOS, UNADVENTURES, POWER*, LOST TREASURE OF THE VALLEY*, LIVING IN CRIME ALLEY*, YAAX CHE
5 PM: Sci-Fi Shorts
THROUGH A BLACK MIRROR
FILM LIST: A BETTER YOU, VIRTUALLY HAPPY*, uTRANSFER, CONSUME*, ROUGHNECK, UNPLUGGED*, ROAM
7 PM: Sci-Fi Feature
In the near future, technology firm Red-Eye is on the verge of developing a revolutionary contact lens that records human sight to replicate memories. The device uses an artificially engineered intelligence known as U.R.M.
When the company’s lead researcher is strangely murdered at the time of the technology’s release, Thomas Elliot (Greg Bryk), an old-fashioned police detective investigates with intrepid researcher Margo Elson (Tommie Amber Pirie) who are drawn into searching deeper to apprehend the illusive digital shapeshifter.
Both soon are terrifyingly threatened by memories of their past the deeper they continue to seek in uncovering what this dangerous artificial intelligence is trying to consume.
9 PM: Sci-Fi + Fantasy Shorts
THE HORROR BLOCK
FILM LIST: ENCHANTED, SANG DEL DRAC, SKETCHBOOK, THE BLOOD BRIDE, BLACKOUT, DIBBUK
SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 7th, 2021
10 AM: Sci-Fi Shorts and a Fantasy Feature
FILM LIST: ZETA*, THE PHARMACON*, FLASH BACK, KHARAKH ODY
12 PM: Sci-Fi + Fantasy Shorts
FUN AND GAMES
FILM LIST: GUN METAL MAX, THE MIRROR, BELLA AND THE SLASHER, POLYBIUS*, ARTEMIS*, AN INVITATION TO TEA, PLAY NICE*
2:30 PM: Fantasy Feature
JIM BUTTON AND THE ENGINE DRIVER
Based on the bestselling novel by Michael Ende (The Neverending Story), this epic fantasy adventure follows a young orphan boy JIM BUTTON, his best friend LUKE and a magical steam engine called EMMA as they travel across the world in search of the truth about where Jim came from. Battling pirates and dragons, outsmarting make-believe giants, they must travel through the Forest of a Thousand Wonders, beyond the End of the World to find the hidden Dragon City.
4:30 PM: Fantasy Feature
THE CANDLE AND THE CURSE*
When a witch places a curse on the day-dreaming, stubborn Princess Savitri (Ashwini Ganpule), she must grapple with her deep-seated belief in the magical reality of the curse, which is diametrically opposed to her true love Prince Satyavan’s (Miles Tagtmeyer) staunch belief in fact-based inquiry. When it turns out that the curse is real, Savitri must act quickly to save her true love – before it’s too late!
6:30 PM: Fantasy Shorts
THINGS DARK AND STRANGE