NewFilmmakers Presents a Night of Science Fiction, 7/16
NewFilmmakers is a unique Screening Series that gives new filmmakers the opportunity to screen their films in New York, Los Angeles, and Online. On Wednesday, July 16th, NewFilmmakers presents a night of Science Fiction with two Short Film Programs and the new feature INVERSE.
6:00 PM First Short Film Program
Mikhail Torich NOTHING (2013, 9 minutes)
Suffering from a severe headache, John passes out in a hotel room. He wakes up in an indefinite white space with an infinite amount of possibilities. This appears to be just the beginning of a twisted game.
Raymond Wei FUTUREPROOF (2013, 13 minutes)
A mad physicist, Isaac, travels back in time in a desperate attempt to stop the double murder of his parents only to discover that the true circumstances of that night were much larger than he ever imagined.
Charles Griffin Gibson THE METEOR (2013, 15 minutes)
On December 13th, 2014 a meteor struck The United States and changed the nation forever.
Sam Buntrock RECURSION (2014, 22 minutes)
Recursion is a modern-day time-travel adventure that tells the story of Sherwin, possibly the most unlikely best-man there ever was.
Elena Niagolova UNCOMMONLY LONG INSTANCE (2012, 25 minutes)
In a dystopian future where the nights last for 19 hours, people battle depression by staring at artificial sunlamps and weird TV shows.
7:45 PM Second Short Film Program
Aaron Daniel Jacob LAST SEEN (2013, 12 minutes)
Chris and Becca break into a house which is the last place missing person Rachel Stanley was seen before she suddenly vanished.
Samuel Long ARBOR DAY (2013, 12 minutes)
In a slightly dystopian view of our near future, two men scour the country for a Hell born creature.
Tommaso Paino CHROME (2011, 15 minutes)
a young man's carefully contained existence is radically interrupted by the death of his mother.
Kathi Carey MR. HOPEWELL'S REMEDY (2013, 19 minutes)
Set in a small town that time forgot, the gently-absurd, comedic short 'Mr. Hopewell's Remedy', tells the story of a hapless inventor whose failure to create the antidote to sorrow sets in motion a magical alchemy for joy.
Rob Barriales AFFECTIONS (2011, 27 minutes)
A teenage girl gets in the middle conflicts with her ex-boyfriend and her new interest. Her ex is a leader of a group of delinquents and her interest has a sickness that he has trouble revealing, which is the ability to resurrect from the dead.
Mike Fink PARALARVA (2013, 30 minutes)
Laura Bishop is a 17-year-old high school senior and the suburbs are her oyster. She should be having the time of her life. Except her best friend killed himself, her parents are getting divorced, and all the boys she knows want to f**k her.
10:00 PM Feature Presentation
Matt Duggan INVERSE
(2014, 100 minutes)
The Critically Acclaimed and Award-Winning Sci-Fi Mystery
A man bursts into consciousness, disoriented and confused. As he tries to regain his memory, he discovers a mind-blowing truth: he is from a parallel universe. Overcome with forbidden desire, he has broken a sacred rule of law and now must struggle to repair the damaged lives of those he loves before a dangerous government agency destroys them.