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Sci-Fi-London Festival: Shorts Programme 5
Thursday 4 May
All orders will be subject to a fee of £1.50 except if your tickets are free or if you are a member
An evening of shorts including the following:
GIFTED [THANKSGIVING POST MORTEM]
Dir: Freddy Macdonald, 2016, English, 5mins, SWITZERLAND
A cynical take on the future of romantic relationships in the virtual age.
Dir: Christopher Arcella, 2016, English, 5mins, USA
Everyone is glued to a device these days being social! A young woman blessed with an immunity to the virus of social media dependence seeks a real connection.
I AM THE DOORWAY
Dir: Robin Kasparik, 2017, English, 15mins, CZECH REPUBLIC
Based on the story by Stephen King. This is a first-person perspective film that gets inside the head of an astronaut as a strange virus grows inside him, altering his mind.
Dir: Sara Soheili, 2017, Persian, 12mins, IRAN
Five heavily pregnant women are in a doctor's waiting room when their unborn babies suddenly start to talk to each other about the world they're about to enter…
PERCEPTION IS ALL
Dir: Paul Nash, 2016, English, 7mins, UK
A loner watches over the city – he belongs to a secret organisation that believes that everything we know will end unless at least one person is ALWAYS conscious and perceiving the world. He stays awake the only way he knows how…
Dir: Cameo Wood, 2017, English, 12mins, USA
Based on a Ken Liu story. Sophia just scored every animator’s dream interview at world famous Semaphore Animation Studios. But everything is not quite as it seems once she nails the job.
Dir: Maru Buendia-Senties, 2016, English, Spanish, 12mins, USA
Two isolated women bond by sharing their lives from their apartment windows.
Dir: Ryan Kreston, 2016, English, 17mins, USA
An apocalyptic event causes all life to freeze in time.
Dir: Boise Esquerra, 2016, English, 16mins, USA
16-year-old Peter must cope with his crackpot father building a HAM Radio that inadvertently catches the attention of aliens.
Dir: Miguel Ángel Font Bisier, 2017, Spanish, 14mins, SPAIN
The year is 2184. Earth no longer produces oxygen. BioApps - body implants that allow humans to survive were created by big corporations. But this new society becomes transformed into senseless, unemotional robots. In this new world, what is the true cost?
Things you need to know:
If you choose an e-ticket when booking, the barcode on your smart phone is a ticket. Don't queue at Ground Floor Box Office, just follow the red line on the floor all the way to the cinema!
- If you don't have a smartphone, collect your ticket at Box Office or print your e-ticket and bring it with you
- There will be minimum of 15 minutes of trailers before the film begins
- All day, any film except Event Cinema is £5 tickets for 15-25s. It's £1 more for 3D, + £1 for glasses if needed. Please bring ID with you
Mondays mean £6 single tickets or 2 for £10. Select Rich Mix Six when booking online and the discount is applied once you've logged in
- Monday and Tuesday mean film for £5 for Tower Hamlets residents or Tower Hamlets employees. Simply show an Idea Store or Tower Hamlets library card when booking. Not available online
- Tuesdays and Wednesdays mean 2 for 1 tickets with Meerkat Movies. It's really easy to get a code, see comparethemarket.com for details
This event is wheelchair accessible.