The brutally honest story of Robert's turbulent relationship with a self-destructive yet charismatic friend from childhood, who cries out for help from a military hospital in China and sets Rob on a wild ride to get him home to Vancouver.
Director: Robert Valley Producer: Cara Speller Writer: Robert Valley
The Postmodern Pioneer Plaque
Foreign / Spain / 8 min.
In 1973 Carl Sagan created the Pionner Plaque for the NASA Pioneer 10 mission. It was Humanity's first message for extraterrestrial civilizations.
Director: Boris Kozlov Producer: Boris Kozlov Writer: Boris Kozlov
Cast: Tony Rodriguez, Sara Montgomery Campbell, Naeem Munaf
Sci-Fi / Canada / 22 min.
After a global war between humanity and the Machines, the only threat to the fragile peace are the Sleepers, living suicide bombs left over after the war. When Yusef discovers his wife Ayana is a Sleeper, they must make it to the new Machine Homeland to prevent her death.
Director: Rajeev Dassani, Elan Dassani Producer: Issam Husseini, Rajeev Dassani Writer: Rajeev Dassani, Elan Dassani
Cast: Rakeen Saad, Khaled Ghouery, Oded
Animation / Belgium / 16 min.
A man is looking for the ultimate solution to save his wife from a falling cliff
A young woodland scout abandons his troop during a Basilisk ambush and flees into the forest where he uses the memory of his Mother and words of his mentor to find the courage that will change his fate.
Director: David Bousquet Producer: Kristin Bousquet Writer: David Bousquet
Cast: Kelton Roney, Chris Cleveland, Stefanie Estes
Documentary / USA / 12 min.
In the small town of Binghamton, New York, there spins a 1925 carousel that once inspired Rod Serling and has since become a portal into the Twilight Zone.
Director: Jonathan Napolitano Producer: Jonathan Napolitano, Kayleigh Napolitano Writer: Jonathan Napolitano