STRAIN IN THE BRAIN
Things aren't quite what they seem in this collection of short films.
SHORTS PROGRAMME 1
SHORTS PROGRAMME 1 - FRI 20 MAY, 3.00PM
DARA (Dir: Surho Sugaipov, 2021, Germany, German, 9mins) A young woman in an experiment to digitize and save her brain unexpectedly has a copy that lives on in a Hard Drive.
(Dir: Alex Murray, Max Murray, 2022, United Kingdom, English, 15mins) Lucas Anderson's life is turned upside down when he stumbles across a mysterious email and its reality-bending contents.
(Dir: Diana Porter, 2021, United States, English, 11mins) With technology becoming increasingly intertwined in our daily lives, how much will we give up, without even knowing it?
(Dir: Max Pearce, 2022, United States, English, 20mins) Selene dreams of working on the first space colony. However, she is a naturally born human living in a world that favours the genetically engineered.
SPEAK FOR HERSELF
(Dir: Nick Willis, 2021, United Kingdom, English, 7mins) In a world where AI runs everyday life, a social-mediaphobe must speak live to the entire planet for one minute.
THE HYSTERSIS LOOP
(Dir: Kip Kubin, 2021, United States, English, 5mins) Alone in an unfamiliar attic, Ethan Casey finds a reel to reel tape with his name on it. As it plays he hears his past and then curiously, his future.
THE NUMBER 12
(Dir: Jed Bell, 2021, United States, English, 13mins) Young Tom finds himself caught in a 1960s-style “future” world where everyone undergoes The Transformation.
(Dir: Eunice Levis, 2021, United States, English, 15mins) An undocumented scientist and his son try to stop an environmental disaster.
(Dir: Mike Kravinsky, 2021, United States, English, 6mins) What if you learned that you would be famous in the future?