*CANCELED* The Lobster (2015)

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Specially introduced screening of The Lobster, a 2015 absurdist dystopian black comedy, co-written, co-produced, and directed by Yorgos Lanthimos. In the film's setting, single people are given 45 days to find a romantic partner or otherwise be turned into animals. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LTNZmOJxuAc This week's programming is generously brought to you by Jennifer & Bryan Murphy.

*CANCELED* Phase IV (1974)

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Specially introduced screening of Phase IV,¬†a 1974¬†science-fiction¬†horror film. The only feature-length film directed by graphic designer and filmmaker¬†Saul Bass, it stars¬†Michael Murphy,¬†Nigel Davenport¬†and¬†Lynne Frederick. After a spectacular but mysterious cosmic event, ants undergo rapid evolution and develop a cross-species hive mind and build strange towers and geometrically perfect designs in the desert. Except for one […]

*CANCELED* Primer (2004)

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Specially introduced screening of Primer, a 2004 American science fiction film about the accidental discovery of time travel. The film was written, directed, produced, edited and scored by Shane Carruth, who also stars with David Sullivan. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3nj5MMURCm8

*CANCELED* Moebius (1996)

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Specially introduced screening of Moebius, a 1996 Argentine¬†science fiction film¬†directed by Gustavo Mosquera and starring¬†Guillermo Angelelli,¬†Roberto Carnaghi¬†and Annabella Levy. It is based on the classic short story¬†A Subway Named Mobius, by¬†Armin Joseph Deutsch. The film is set in a dark and dystopian¬†Buenos Aires, where a¬†30-passenger convoy vanishes in the closed circuit of the underground system. […]

*CANCELED* Truth or Consequences (2020)

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Truth or Consequences is a speculative documentary about time and how we weave the past into the present and our possible future. Set in the small desert town of Truth or Consequences, New Mexico, the film takes place in the shadow of the world's first commercial Spaceport. Subtly set in a near future when space […]

*CANCELED* Ikarie XB-1 (1963)

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Specially introduced screening of Ikarie XB-1 (released in the United States as Voyage to the End of the Universe),¬†a 1963 Czechoslovak science fiction film¬†directed by¬†JindŇôich Pol√°k. It is based loosely on the novel¬†The Magellanic Cloud, by¬†StanisŇāaw Lem. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=msm5BdK35us

*CANCELED* Colossus: The Forbin Project (1970)

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Screening of Colossus: The Forbin Project¬†(a.k.a.¬†The Forbin Project), specially introduced by Santa Fe Institute President David Krakauer. The Forbin Project is a 1970 American science fiction thriller film about an advanced American defense¬†system, named Colossus, becoming¬†sentient. After being handed full control, Colossus'¬†draconian¬†logic expands on its original nuclear defense directives to¬†assume total control of the world¬†and […]