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LOS ANGELES, CA: March 14th

THURSDAY

SANTA ANNA, CA: March 15 -17

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Schedule

 

Friday, March 15, 2019

Ebell Club of Santa Ana

625 French St., Santa Ana,

714 547-6002

http://www.ebellclubsa.com
·         Tickets for Ebell and OCMA are $10 General / $5 Students, Teachers and Santa Ana residents.
·         All seats at Echo Park Film Center are $5
·         Admission to the OC Museum of Art is free, but we are charging admission to the screenings, which take place on the second floor, so attendees basically get a free day at the museum if they come to our OCMA screenings.

 

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BLOCK ONE

Santa Ana Sci-Fi Short Film Filmmaker Challenge
6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

 

1971
2018
Director: Carla Maddin
Argentina, 5 min. 
Adrogue, 2031. Grecco and Maddin are sent to investigate a crime which took place in 1971 and it has never been solved. 

 

 
Based on a True Lie
2019
Director: Stefan Allen Buhr
USA, 2019, Orange County Filmmaker, 5 min. 
Two siblings interact under the influence of social media.

 

 
Pango Tales
2018
Director: Adrian Guerrero
Colombia,4 min. 
3 pandas are embarking on a long journey. However, they can not imagine what awaits them after an event that would change the course of their lives. 
 
 
Potion: Dark Matter
2019
Director: Annie Maley
USA, 5 min. 
The Exoplanet Travel Bureau, your premiere space travel agency, offers package tours of our galaxy and beyond. 
 

BEDLAM
2019
Director: Alberto Solorio
USA, Orange County Filmmaker, 5 min
A man plagued by visceral fear escapes from the depths of a murky chamber, only to find himself in a house with a mind of its own, where a golem awaits to reap his soul.
 
Valentine
2019
Director: Alex Murphy & Kai Karafotis
USA, Orange County Filmmaker, 5 min
Yumi, a young hacker, joins a 3-day trial for a new program called “Valentine”. Though Valentine was created as a recreational device, Yuma discovers that Valentine could help change the world for the better.
 

An Obscured Flaw
2019
Director: Reggie Davis
USA, 2:23 min.
“An Obscured Flaw” is an homage to Philip K. Dick’s “A Scanner Darkly.” On a more esoteric level, a vision of mankind’s inevitably at facing ourselves.
 
 
College of Arts and Media Spot
2018
Director: Wojciech Lorenc
USA, 4 min.
Sam Houston State University College of Arts and Media Spot.
 

Searching for the Miraculous (Part 1: One Day in Death Valley)
2018
Director: Elizabeth Withstandley
USA, 3 min.
Searching for the Miraculous (Part 1: One Day in Death Valley) is a short film that is the first part of a multi-part project exploring themes from “In Search of the Miraculous” which was a project created by the Dutch/American conceptual artist Bas Jan Ader in the 1970’s.
 

PHOTO FINISH
2011
Director: Michael Brewer
USA, 1:30 min.
Imagine you invented a camera that could photograph the future. Albert Fong isn’t imagining. The Fugitive meets Quantum Leap. The TV Suspense Drama of the Future.

 

 

What WEEE Are - WEEEdroponics
2016
Directors: Alessio De Marchi & Alessandra Turcato
Italy, 5 min. 
Planting the Seeds, growing the future. Technology pervades every aspect of our lives: the way we move... the way we work... the way we meet and communicate… how we make love and what we eat... 
 
 
IRONY
2017
Director: Radheya Jegatheva
Australia, 4 min.
 
A film that explores the relationship between man and technology...told from the perspective of a phone.

 

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BLOCK TWO

Phillip K. Dick Film Festival

7:00 pm - 10:00 pm

 

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When Worlds Collide
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

 

DEEP DIVE

2018
Director: Mohammad Soleimanifeijan
USA, 6 min.
A young Persian refugee arrives at the border of Los Angeles and is given a mandatory set of government-issued immigrant transition AR lenses. Shut out of other people's reality, she slowly descends into a new form of digital alienation.
 

WHAT IS WRONG WITH MARTIN DANZIG?

2018
Director: Michael Baker
USA,11 min
A mysterious old man (Martin Danzig) sits in the park feeding pigeons, ruing the refuse of humanity encroaching on his sanctuary. Danzig gets to meet his much younger replacement and learns to accept his future - with the fate of all humanity in the balance.
Starring Walter Koenig (Star Trek) and Kevin Page. (Robocop, Seinfeld, Dallas)

 

 

PRECIPICE

2018
Director: Sean Young
Canada,
4 min.
Gia, our planet's organics-engineer, must decide if we are a species worth salvaging or if eradicating all life on Earth is the answer.

 

UNZIPPING

2018
Director: Lisa Edelstein
USA,
15 min.
Ella is unfulfilled. One night,she discovers a zipper tab under her husband's tongue. Unable to resist, she pulls it and her entire life changes. But when new turns into the new normal, once again, Ella is unfulfilled. She realizes her mistake: the problem has always been her. Lisa Edelstein is known for her role as Dr. Lisa Cuddy on the hit Fox series "House" and now her starring role as Abby McCarthy in Bravo's first scripted series "Girlfriend's Guide to Divorce".

 

TOMORROW SHALL WE ALL BE TRANSHUMAN?

2019
Director: Benoit Schmid
Switzerland,
9 min.
Jump into a mesmerizing travel into the spirit of the first man who succeeded to digitize his own brain, algorithmed his soul, and who injects himself with Holy Transgenic Fluids in order to transcend his flawed flesh.
 

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FEATURE PRESENTATION
8:00 pm - 10:00 pm

 

VOLITION
Director: Tony Dean Smith
USA
101 minutes.
Blending genres, VOLITION is a mind-bending, sci-fi thriller about a man afflicted with clairvoyance who tries to change his fate when a series of events leads to a vision of his own imminent murder.