Country of Origin | Director | Running Time | Film Block* | Screening Time
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THE EMOTIONAL DIMENSIONS OF THE JAMES RIVER
USA | Michelle Marquez | 3:09 | Dramatic Shorts | Sun @2pm
Michelle Marquez, a fifteen-year-old scientist and artist, conceptualized, produced and directed this short experimental film in which she aims to challenge the traditional separation between Science and Art. Her three-year journey in research has revealed the deeply rooted biological connection that the human brain forms with complex images, sounds, and music.
Switzerland | Luca Zuberbühler | 13:20 | Quirky Shorts! | Sun @3:30pm
Whenever Lothar sneezes, nearby objects explode. To protect the world he locks himself into his isolated subterranean home. One day, an accident happens. Despite all the precautions he’s taken, he breaks his beloved toaster,
an early gift from his mother. The broken toaster compels him to leave the house, exposing the world to great danger.
I REMEMBER THE FUTURE
Australia | Klayton Stainer | 26:32 | Sci Fi Shorts! | Wed @7pm
It is a harsh reality that separates him from his dreams when science-fiction writer Abe discovers that he will fall victim to an irreversible illness. But his stories and characters seem so much more vivid than his everyday life. Forced to face his past, Abe’s life comes to a twisting end. Is it the final days of his reality or the start to his dreams?