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SHOWING 67 FILMS SORTED BY GENRE: 'SCIENCE FICTION'
Depart 1

DEPART

  • Release Year: 2012
  • Runtime: 10 minutes
  • Directed By: Blake Williams
  • Country: Canada
A mini-essay on motion, image tracking and mapping in an explicitly digital form, Depart moves through various modes of software and internet aesthetics to frame images of sublime landscapes and flying vehicles. Set to a score of air traffic control radios, transportation ambience and ominous drones, the accumulating layers of found, manufactured and self-shot footage—plus a swarm of digitally animated fireflies—ease into an ambivalent co-existence. |Read More
Documentary, Animation, Science Fiction
Devils gate revised

DEVILS GATE

  • Release Year: 2017
  • Runtime: 94 minutes
  • Directed By: Clay Staub
  • Country: USA, Canada
Struggling to overcome a recent professional tragedy, a tough-as-nails FBI agent (Amanda Schull) heads to a small North Dakota town to investigate the disappearance of a local woman and her young son. The search leads to the missing woman’s husband’s (Milo Ventimiglia) secluded farm, on which answers, new mysteries, and God-fearing terrors await. Not to mention, they need to figure out what is going on down in the basement. |Read More
Thriller, Science Fiction, First Time Filmmaker
Dinner party  angel manuel soto  1

DINNER PARTY

Dinner Party tells the incredible story of Betty and Barney Hill, an interracial couple who made the first report of a UFO abduction in America in 1961. Having sought hypnosis to recover memories of their inexplicable experience, the Hills decide to listen to the recording of their session during a dinner party—and what they hear could change their lives forever. |Read More
Animation, Horror, Action, Drama, Thriller, Science Fiction, Latino Director(s), Female Screenwriter(s), Tribeca Film Festival Alumni, Technology
Tff17 the endless  william tanner sampson  1

ENDLESS

  • Release Year: 2017
  • Runtime: 111 minutes
  • Directed By: Justin Benson, Aaron Moorhead, and Aaron Moorhead
  • Country: USA
Years after escaping a cult as teenagers, brothers Aaron and Justin return to their former home after receiving a mysterious message. While Aaron is quickly drawn back into the fold, Justin remains uneasy. However, neither can deny it when strange events begin happening that seem to mirror the cult’s unusual axioms. Following their Tribeca breakout, Resolution, Justin Benson and Aaron Moorhead direct and star in another intensely original genre hybrid. |Read More
Horror, Thriller, Science Fiction, TFF Alumni
Equals web 1

EQUALS

  • Release Year: 2015
  • Runtime: 103 minutes
  • Directed By: Drake Doremus
  • Country: USA
Set in a sleek and stylish future world, Drake Doremus’ sci-fi romance envisions an understated dystopia, where all human emotion is seen as a disease that must be treated and cured. Against this backdrop, coworkers Nia (Kristen Stewart) and Silas (Nicholas Hoult) begin to feel dangerous stirrings for one another. |Read More
Drama, Science Fiction
The escape liam daniel web1

ESCAPE

  • Release Year: 2017
  • Runtime: 18 minutes
  • Directed By: Paul Franklin
  • Country: U.K.
The Escape asks whether one day we'll all dream of ordinary lives via the story of Lambert, a normal man who, out of his element in a dangerous part of town, negotiates with the mysterious Kellan for the chance to escape into a fantasy of his own choosing. |Read More
Drama, Science Fiction, First Time Filmmaker
Eternal sunshine web 00583

ETERNAL SUNSHINE OF THE SPOTLESS MIND

  • Release Year: 2004
  • Runtime: 108 minutes
  • Directed By: Michel Gondry
  • Country: USA
In honor of our annual Sloan Film Retrospective, the TFF and the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation will host a screening of Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind. From acclaimed writer Charlie Kaufman and visionary director Michel Gondry comes the love story about a man who is informed that his ex-girlfriend has had her memories of their relationship erased from her brain via an experimental procedure. |Read More
Drama, Science Fiction
Extraterrestrial web

EXTRATERRESTRIAL

  • Release Year: 2014
  • Runtime: 101 minutes
  • Directed By: Colin Minihan
  • Country: Canada
The Vicious Brothers (Grave Encounters) return to Tribeca with their latest heart-pumping thriller. Five friends set out to a cabin in the woods for a fun weekend getaway—that is, until extraterrestrial visitors turn it into a fight for their lives. The group is pulled from their reverie when a flickering object crashes deep in the woods. As they investigate, the friends stumble across an alien spacecraft, and its inhabitants have not arrived in peace. |Read More
Horror, Science Fiction, Relationships, Returning Filmmaker

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