SCI-FI-LONDON loves short film! We’ve always supported shorts through our festival programming and our 48 Hour Film Challenge. We reckon that some science fiction stories lend themselves perfectly to short film and have selected a fantastic bunch of international short films for this year’s festival.
Expect the unexpected from serious to silly and everything else in between.
(Dir. Martin Kazimir, Slovakia, 11 min.)
A troubled businessman finds himself looking at the world upside down through a hotel room where time runs backwards.
(Dir. Chris Thomas, UK, 6 min.)
A group of sceptical UFO enthusiasts on the hunt for proof that crop circles are human fabrications get a little surprise.
REQUIEM FOR A ROBOT
(Dir. Christoph Rainer, Austria, 6 min.)
Rob, a worn out robot with a corrupt memory, drowns the sorrows of his ‘screwed’ existence in alcohol and asks himself the essential question: what did he do wrong?
(Dir. Jeremy Lutter, Canada, 16 min.)
A female android discovers she has feelings for her owner and must put her life on the line to gain a human connection.
(Dir. Olga Osorio, Spain, 15 min.)
A woman is trapped in a temporal loop that she may not be able to break.
(Dir. Michael Lippert, USA, 15 min.)
An ageing inventor with questionable sanity is determined to prevent his wife’s murder. His method: a 16mm film projector.
(Dir. Ruslan Izhguzin, Russian Federation, 10 min.)
A pregnant woman travels in a tank to the sea through a radioactive desert.
(Dir. Maurice Chauvet, USA, 18 min.)
A sales executive marketing a suicide machine for consumer use meets his first customer.
(Dir. Adina Istrate, UK, 13 min.)
A journey into the subconscious of Dr. Louis who has the ability to travel deep into the mind and reconnect broken memories of our pasts.