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Self-preservation takes on a new level of meaning in this organic post-apocalyptic drama, where the only way to get food is to farm it. A man is threatened when two starving women stumble across his cabin and demand to stay. Each new mouth to feed strains the limits of what the farm can produce and diminishes their chance for survival. |Read More
Drama, Thriller, Science Fiction
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  • Release Year: 2012
  • Runtime: 84 minutes
  • Directed By: Vahid Vakilifar
  • Country: Iran
A lone motorcyclist travels the empty streets of Tehran at night. He wears an aluminum suit to guard against the electromagnetic waves that raise his body temperature. Yet he is determined to make his appointments to kill cockroaches and fumigate factories, the night placing many strange encounters along his route. Artfully shot cityscapes expound on the man’s solitude in this atmospheric take on science fiction from the heart of Iran. |Read More
Science Fiction


  • Release Year: 2010
  • Runtime: 71 minutes
  • Directed By: Shinya Tsukamoto
  • Country: Japan
More than 20 years after he used 16mm to prove himself worthy of a cult following with Tetsuo, The Iron Man, Shinya Tsukamoto is back with another frenetic, hyperbolic experience (this time in English). This slick, modernized third installation of the Tetsuo series—shown here in the final director's cut for the first time—continues to challenge ideas of man and machine… and the trouble that ensues when the two become one. |Read More
Action, Science Fiction
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  • Release Year: 2009
  • Runtime: 99 minutes
  • Directed By: Jac Schaeffer
  • Country: USA
Finding true love is easier than ever thanks to a bio-technological implant called the TiMER, which counts down to the exact time people meet their soul mates. Love-starved Oona (Emma Caulfield, TV's Buffy the Vampire Slayer) is pushing 30, but her TiMER hasn't even started counting down yet. What's worse, she's falling for a guy (John Patrick Amedori, Gossip Girl) who is set to meet his true love in four months. Newcomer Jac Schaeffer crafts a smart romantic comedy that leaves behind the burning question... would you want to know? |Read More
Drama, Female Director(s), Comedy, Science Fiction, Romantic Comedy
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  • Release Year: 2016
  • Runtime: 12 minutes
  • Directed By: André Øvredal
  • Country: Norway
In an overpopulated future, a family travels home from the beach in heavy traffic; between them and the gigantic city in which they live, is a tunnel with a horrifying purpose. |Read More
Science Fiction


  • Release Year: 2011
  • Runtime: 10 minutes
  • Directed By: Leif Huron
  • Country: USA
A minor tale in which a man's hubris is his inability to fully understand his condition.

Screening as part of the Shorts: Journeys Across Cultural Landscapes program. |Read More
Science Fiction


  • Release Year: 1983
  • Runtime: 114 minutes
  • Directed By: John Badham
  • Country: USA
At the forefront of popular computer hacking in the 1980s, WarGames takes on advances in national security and the vulnerabilities of new technology as the backdrop for a coming-of-age thriller starring Matthew Broderick and Ally Sheedy. Almost 30 years after its release, John Badham and Lawrence Lasker's Oscar-nominated film speaks to contemporary concerns of modern-day network security, gaming technology, and hacking culture. Sponsored by the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation as part of the TFI Sloan Film Program, now in its 11th year. |Read More
Thriller, Science Fiction
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  • Release Year: 2017
  • Runtime: 16 minutes
  • Country: USA
Caroline can’t stand that she is a virgin...And then the world ends. In post-apocalyptic Los Angeles, after a dust storm has wiped out humanity, she meets Francis and is convinced that he’s the man to pop her cherry. YOYO is a heartfelt, dark comedy about finding meaning in life, even when life ceases to exist. |Read More
Drama, Female Director(s), Comedy, Science Fiction, Female Screenwriter(s), African American Director(s)


  • Release Year: 2009
  • Runtime: 78 minutes
  • Directed By: Kieran Carney and John Carney
  • Country: Ireland
In this cheeky comedy from brothers Kieran and John Carney (director of Oscar® winner Once), the Cassidy family lives cheerfully in a small Irish town where the 1950s, it seems, never ended. Then one night a portly brute dressed sorta like an alien arrives at their house. His name is Zonad, and he's from outer space—or so he claims—and soon his cynical, 21st-century attitude begins disrupting this seemingly idyllic little hamlet. |Read More
Comedy, Science Fiction


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