THE FUTURE'S BRIGHT...
THE FUTURE'S 'ORRID.
Dark dystopian visions of the future are common themes for science fiction.
Take your SOMA and relax, what else is to be done?
SHORTS PROGRAMME 5
SHORTS PROGRAMME 5 - SUN 22 MAY, 1.00PM
(Dir: Cass Virdee, 2020, United Kingdom, English, Panjabi, 15mins) In an all too possible future, a Sikh wife and mother must fight to be reunited with her family.
THE LAST MECHANIC
(Dir: Jonathan Cross, 2021, United Kingdom, English, 11mins) It's 2051 and the mechanic talks us through the ups and downs of the past 30 years.
(Dir: Thomas Frank, 2021, Germany, German, 20mins) In a future Germany, the government decide who is allowed to have children. Ben and his girlfriend Lena are expecting an unauthorized child.
BUNKER: THE LAST FLEET
(Dir: Rowan Pullen, Stephen Potter, 2021, Australia, English, Other, 14mins) The year is 2057. The extraterrestrial invaders have occupied our world, and the harvest of humankind has begun.
(Dir: Marcus Soederlund, 2021, Sweden, Swedish, 12mins) Society as we know it is gone. Maria, a mother with her infant is faced with an impossible choice.
(Dir: Lucy Benson-Brown, Joe Ransom, 2021, United Kingdom, English, 23mins) In a world changed beyond recognition, two strangers struggle for survival behind closed doors with a daily radio update as their only contact with the outside world.
(Dir: Susumu Kimura, 2021, United States, English, Japanese, 18mins) Chase, an artist, takes a job to design a poster for an ad campaign - a nefarious plan with devastating consequences.