Photo Flash: Inside the Philip K. Dick Science Fiction Film Festival!

The creative vision of Philip K. Dick lived on as the borough became the setting of a myriad of films inspired by one of the genre's most celebrated contributors at The Philip K. Dick Science Fiction Film Festival in Brooklyn from December 7-9, 2012. From the exclusive screening of John Alan Simon's Radio Free Albemuth and further original films that capture the essence of the scientifically unexplained to the panel discussions that tap into the some of the greatest minds of our generation, the festival captivated and brought forth an appreciation of cinema's most outer-worldly style. Check out photos from The Philip K. Dick Science Fiction Film Festival below!

The festival marked the city's first foray into science fiction and the most anticipated highlight was the screening of Radio Free Albemuth (2010) on Friday, December 7 at 7:30 pm. Written and directed by John Alan Simon, the film adaptation of Dick's final novel stars Jonathan Scarfe ("Perception"), Shea Whigham ("Boardwalk Empire"), Katheryn Winnick ("Bones") and Grammy Award-winning singer Alanis Morissette. A Q&A session with Simon followed. Further screenings on Saturday, December 8 included Benjamin Dickinson's First Winter (2012), Alejandro Brugués' Juan of the Dead (2011), Alex Rivera's Sleep Dealer (2008), Carlos Molinero and Lola Salvador's The Mist in the Palm Trees (2006) and Daniel Abella's The Final Equation (2009), a highly conceived film which iterates that "Einstein's dream has become Jack Smith's nightmare." On Sunday, December 9 a screening of Eric Hayden's The Last Push (2012) starring Khary Payton and Lance Henriksen was held.

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Photo Flash: Inside the Philip K. Dick Science Fiction Film Festival!

Photo Flash: Inside the Philip K. Dick Science Fiction Film Festival!
Gerard Adimando, wife, and Samantha Rivers Cole

Photo Flash: Inside the Philip K. Dick Science Fiction Film Festival!
Guests

Photo Flash: Inside the Philip K. Dick Science Fiction Film Festival!
John Alan Simon, Elizabeth Karr, and Daniel Abella

Photo Flash: Inside the Philip K. Dick Science Fiction Film Festival!
Dan Shor and Eric Norcross

Photo Flash: Inside the Philip K. Dick Science Fiction Film Festival!
Ronald Mallet, Enrique Ricardo Miranda, Angela Posada-Swafford and Alan Steinfeld

Photo Flash: Inside the Philip K. Dick Science Fiction Film Festival!
Khary Payton and Grandmother

Photo Flash: Inside the Philip K. Dick Science Fiction Film Festival!
Eric Norcross and Khary Payton

Photo Flash: Inside the Philip K. Dick Science Fiction Film Festival!
John Alan Simon, Dennis Paoli and Jim Freud

Photo Flash: Inside the Philip K. Dick Science Fiction Film Festival!
Richard Dolan, Peter Robbins, Posey Gilbert, Mark Brinkerhoff, James Carman and Alan Steinfeld

Photo Flash: Inside the Philip K. Dick Science Fiction Film Festival!
Jennifer Wexler and Boyfriend

Photo Flash: Inside the Philip K. Dick Science Fiction Film Festival!

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