Friday, February 23, 2018

Village East Cinema

189 2nd Ave.
NY, NY 10003
(212) 529-6998

(Location A)

*All access passes apply only to screenings at Village East Cinema. For events taking place at the Museum of the Moving Image please follow the instructions for ticket information on the link provided next to the screening.






International Sci-Fi Shorts 1
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Program - 8 min.

Director- Gabriel De Urioste
A young woman goes back to fix a broken relationship with a brand new technology.


Metta Via - 10 min.

Director – Warren Flanegan
Set in the future It tells the story of a young woman who wakes up in a mysterious 'temple like'
room and must figure out what her purpose is there.


The Super Recognizer - 11 min.

Director: Jennifer Sheridan
Scott has an exceptional skill - 90% facial recognition. He has been recruited to work
in a secret government initiative, seeking terrorists and criminals captured on CCTV.
However, he begins to question everything after he believes he sees 'himself' on the
monitors. Stars Jacob Anderson of "Game of Thrones".


December 17 - 15 min.

Director- Yuji Harju
The near future. One day of a family with dangerous secret.


In Between - 5 min.

Director - Scarlet Thiele
In Between centers around the events that take place after a young couple get in a car accident.
They find themselves on a plane in between life and death.


Smashed - 13 min.

Director: Director Sean Lahiff
Dean has a thing for Jess – and it drives him crazy that she's with Christian. Egged on by his friends, he manoeuvres everyone into making a hot-tempered and brainless move. This unreal drama of one night's events tells a tale of hubris, jealousy, complete loss of control and the desire to undo the past. An intelligent and unsettling short thriller about passion, powerlessness and an attempt to turn back the clock.


Methane Momma - 40 min.

Director: Alain Rimbert
(Special Guest Star: Melvin Van Peebles)
Global warming, greenhouse gas emissions, wars... Life on Earth has disappeared. Survivors wander in space aboard spacecraft. In one of them, MEL, a scientist biologist is sent to retrieve a space module becoming crazy while seeking traces of water on an unknown planet.
(Director Alain Rimbert will also be in attendance)




Feature Film
9:00 pm - 11:00 pm

(World Premiere)


Director: Serge Levin
Producer: Jon Keeyes
Starring: Michael Ironside (Scanners, Starship Troopers); Charles Baker (Breaking Bad) and Mack Kuhr.
After a failed suicide attempt, a young man coping with loss and depression, submits to a series of trials that fine-tune human emotions, but his unique reaction to the tests send him on a journey that transcends both physical and perceived reality.
88 minutes




Extreme Cinema
(Jarring, irreverent, not recommended for minors)
11:00 pm - 12:00 am


Rabbid Jacob - 22 min.

Director: Donovan Alonso-Garcia
Two meteorites have hit Brussels. There is little time left for Jacob to restore order and moral in the depths of a city in complete loss.


MayDay - 12 min.

Director: Sébastien Vanicek
Michel, subject to violent hallucinations, must overcome the imminence of death during his extradition flight towards United States.


It Began Without Warning - 5 min.

Directors: Santiago Tapia and Jessica Curtright
The time has come,' the Walrus said. And all the little Oysters stood and waited in a row.


Mental - 10 min.

Director: Jax Smith
Alicia sees reality through a dreamlike lens of externalized psychotic episodes.
Caught in a loop of depression  and anxiety she uses prescription drugs to numb herself.

Devil Town - 10 min.

Director: by Nick Barrett
Patrick Creedle is one of London's more obnoxious letting agents and a man who's used to getting exactly what he wants - but on this particular day Patrick's world is about to crumble as he crosses paths with a most unusual nemesis a man that may just save him from the end of the world.


Museum of the Moving Image

36-01 35th Ave, Queens, NY 11106
718 - 777 - 6888

(Location B)




Feature Film
6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

(New York Premiere)


Director: Elias Ganster
Starring Dee Wallace ( E.T., Cujo)
A man haunted by the mysterious death of his 4-year-old sister brings her back to life thirty years later as an adult woman, with dire consequences.
120 minutes