Sunday, May 28, 2017

The Soho Playhouse

15 Vandam Street,New York, NY 10013

(212) 691-1555

 

 

Block One

FANTASY AND THE FANTASTIC

11:00 am – 1:00 pm

 

 

Embers & Dust

 

Director: Patrick Biesemans

US, 12 min

As the radio broadcast of War of The Worlds travels across the airwaves, a young boy's imagination is sparked, sending him on his own kind of vision quest, deep into the neighboring forest.

http://www.embersanddust.com/ https://www.facebook.com/embersanddus

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Dryad

 

Director: Thomas Vernay

France, 12 minutes

2016

The wind blows, noises of armor resound. A knight escorts a young woman athwart plains. The thunder begins to scold, clouds invade the landscape. The knight, worried, stares the castle on the horizon. The end is close.

 

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The Ningyo

 

Director: Miguel Ortega

United States, 28 min

2017

A 1909 period film pilot about "cryptozoology".  The search for mythological or unproven creatures.  A Faustian tale about losing oneself in the process of achieving our goals.

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Worlds Apart

 

Director: Timothy Wade

Australia, 16 min

2016

An Idealistic English soldier rescued from the defeat at Dunkirk, wakes to find himself sharing a London hospital room with an elderly man who has anti-war and anti-establishment beliefs. Their conflict peaks when the soldier learns the stranger’s identity and the true nature of the war raging around them.

 

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The Bridge

 

Director: Keith Richner

USA, 5 min

Bridges can connect or divide us. Where we end up might not always be where we planned.
website: www.keithrichner.com

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SPUTNIK

 

Director: Vicente Bonet

Spain, 23 min

2016

Short one paragraph Synopsis: Nikolay is a cosmonaut converted in the first human sent out to space, a technical failure will make his return alive impossible. Meanwhile he's orbiting the earth in his capsule, waiting for his tragic end, a casual encounter will changes his life.

Website: http://thesocialdog.es/cortometrajes/sputnik

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/sputnik.shortfilm

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Block Two

EARTH IN CRISIS

1:00 pm – 3:00 pm

 

 

SIXTEEN LEGS

 

Director: Niall / Justin Doran / Justin Smith

Australia, 101 min

2017

Giant prehistoric spiders the size of dinner plates seek kinky love in the dark. As the world rapidly descends into the next period of global mass extinction, a message of hope comes from an unlikely hero: a creature, often unfairly reviled, that has survived prior mass extinctions and climatic change in a magical ecosystem hidden beneath the World Heritage mountains of one of the world's last great wildernesses. With spectacular imagery and a dark-fantasy twist, this real-world Charlotte's Web capitalizes on master story-teller Neil Gaiman's global popularity to bring a story of stability and solitude into our world of rapid change.

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Block Three

FEATURE DOCUMENTARY

3:00 pm – 6:00 pm

 

 

GODS AMONG US – The Science of Contact

 

Director: Caroline Cory

USA, 94 min

GODS AMONG US documents the jaw-dropping stories of individuals from around the world who share similar accounts of extraterrestrial and otherworldly encounters. Producer and host Caroline Cory, who has her own extensive history with the supernatural, takes the viewers on an extraordinary journey to uncover whether these seemingly independent yet parallel reports may actually be scientific evidence of a greater phenomenon at work. Through a series of groundbreaking on-camera experiments, irrefutable science, and interviews with leading scientists, viewers will find themselves pondering the nature of their own reality or yet the true origin of the human species. GODS AMONG US may ultimately show that the traditionally unexplained is, in fact, far more attributable to science than fiction.

 

www.GodsAmongUs.com

https://www.facebook.com/GodsAmongUs1100/

https://www.facebook.com/Omnium.Universe.1/?ref=bookmarks

https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCfZH4DLYGoGX1jiC_vWo9Tg

https://youtu.be/6ePagmnF9Ik

 

PANEL

The Coming Disclosure

After the documentary "Gods Among Us" join Caroline Cory, Harvard Trained Astrophysicist Rudy Schild, and a group of "Experiencers" as they discuss the Alien Presence on Earth, the Coming Disclosure and the Future of Humanity.

Panel will be moderated by Daniel Abella-Director of The Philip K. Dick Film Festival.

 

CAROLINE CORY

Filmmaker, Experiencer

Caroline Cory is a filmmaker, futurist, international speaker and visionary author of best-selling books on Consciousness and Quantum Healing. As a child and throughout her life, Caroline has had numerous otherworldly encounters, which led her to remain deeply connected to spirituality, the study of Consciousness and the mechanics of the universe. 

Caroline’s professional career began as a creative director and producer of worldwide sporting and musical events and then transitioned into creating immersive 360 film media. Caroline has written, directed and produced short and feature animated films and completed several feature and TV pilot screenplays. Her latest accomplishments include writing, directing and producing a feature-length documentary called GODS AMONG US about the science of contact with otherworldly realities. In addition to writing and producing, Caroline has appeared as a guest expert in numerous live and television shows on supernatural phenomena including seasons 9 and 10 of History Channel's popular series ANCIENT ALIENS.

 

RUDOLPH SCHILD

Astrophysicist

Dr. Rudolph E. (Rudy) Schild is an emeritus research scholar at the Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics, following a long research career there. He has studied time delay and structuring of Quasars energized by their compact black-hole - like objects which have strong rotating magnetic fields. He is Editor-in-Chief of the cutting-edge Journal of Cosmology, and has researched UFO related phenomena in relation to consciousness.

 

JOSEPH CERLETTI

Experiencer

Joseph Cerletti is the host of @ZeroDarkRadio, and had a profound paranormal experience while driving on the freeway with two friends one night in California. Joe underwent hypnotic regression to seek answers and has seen dramatic changes in his life since then. Joe believes he came in contact with an ET species that night on the highway. He hosts a show every Sunday with featured guests from around the world that specialize in different topics. It is his deepest wish that his experience will encourage others to consider their paranormal experiences and seek answers, which may be the key to evolving humanity and planet Earth.

 

 LEE SPEIGEL 

 Writer/Researcher

Lee Speigel is currently in his eighth year with HuffPost, writing about     topics that cross the fields of the paranormal, UFOs and science. In 1975, he presented compelling UFO stories on a documentary record album, “UFOs: The Credibility Factor,” for CBS Inc. With the intent to bring the UFO subject to a global audience, in 1978, Speigel became the only person in history to produce a milestone UFO presentation at the United Nations. He went on to write, produce and host nearly 1,500 programs on UFOs and unexplained phenomena between 1978-1986 on NBC Radio. In 2012, Speigel was honored with the International UFO Congress Researcher of the Year award.

 

 

MARC BRINKERHOFF


Marc is a contactee, conscious channel, UFO photographer, artist and walk-in. His extraterrestrial family is a benevolent, ascended, multi-dimensional ET group who have been observing our solar system for millions of years. They refer to themselves as Universals.  They are interested in our spiritual advancement and mankind’s evolution into the intergalactic, multi-dimensional space alliance groups working in harmony.  His prolific UFO photography bears witness to his contact. Marc’s mystic art of his ET family provides a glimpse of perfected future-selves.  He has had a number of physical ET encounters starting from 4 years old with the most recent on August 10, 2015 with endless soul travel encounters starting even earlier. He can remote view and channel his extraterrestrial soul family at will.  Marc lectures on ET informed spiritual wisdom as well as metaphysical topics, and is finishing his channeled book titled, ‘ET Alchemical Universal Symbols’ Part 1. The ETs suggest, “It’s time for the sleeping Galactic Souls to awaken to their true Universal-selves.”

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Block Four

THEY ARE WATCHING US

6:00 pm – 7:30 pm

 

 

PLUG

 

Director: David Levy

USA, 16 min

On a post-apocalyptic Earth, Leila Dawn (Natalie Floyd), is the only human survivor. Raised by Robots after humanity abandoned the planet they destroyed with nuclear warfare, Leila cannot forget her parents nor ignore her yearning to find other organic life. A hunt she sets out on with a Military Unit, Marker (Lex Cassar), leads Leila to discover the reality she’s been denied—a reality that sparks her ultimate quest.


Website: http://vyle-art.com/plug/

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/PLUG-117063368376329/

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Panopticon

 

Director: Jarod Su

United States, 20 min

2016

Synopsis: A drone operator in a nationwide government security system finds the system is being used for more than just preventing terrorist threats.


IMDB: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt4227248

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/panopticonshortfilm/

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Conventuram

 

Director: Feng Wan

Sweden, 10 min

If time and space are illusions of our minds, then what happens when we lose our minds?


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UU

Director: Jeremiah Hammerling

SINGAPORE, 9 min

In the near future sleep has become a crime and police units called 'Wakes' are tasked with incarcerating sleepers. 

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Appellation

 

Director: Tracy Mathewson

UK, 11 min

Ex-government scientist James Rampton's secret research could have deadly consequences when a neighbor reports his suspicious behavior to the ruthless government investigator tasked with finding and terminating "extremists" like himself.

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/theappellationshortfilm


Twitter: https://twitter.com/filmappellation

https://twitter.com/beatlanorme

Director website: www.tracym.com


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Without Gravity, Chocolate Floats

 

Director: Y. H. Pou

USA, 8 min

A U.F.O. fanatic unexpectedly proves that extraterrestrial life forms exist.

Website : https://www.facebook.com/withoutgravitychocolatefloats/

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IN THE GAP

 

Director: Albin Glasell

Sweden, 11 min

2017


A woman inside a strange server room must deal with manifestations of her tattered past until her time is up.

Website link: www.stellarvoid.com


Social media link: https://www.facebook.com/StellarvoidProductions/

 

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Block Five

HUMANITY PREVAILS

8:00 pm – 9:00 pm

 

 

 

OAK


Director: Yann Giroud

UK, 18 min

Two brothers encounter a chance of salvation for humanity.
Could post-apocalyptic tourism destroy it?


Website: http://monkeycomplex.wixsite.com/2016

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/OAKTHEFILM/


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What Love Wrote

 

Director: Iain Forbes

Norway, 15 min

2016

The tale of Isak and Ester, and the wounds time would not heal.

Website: www.iainforbes.no / Facebook: www.facebook.com/whatlovewrote

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Cradle    

       

Director: Damon Duncan

New Zealand, 15 min

 

Eade is a fourteen-year-old girl who has spent her entire life in space on the spaceship Cradle. Eade and her dad are on the return journey to earth when an explosion cripples the craft and seriously injures her father. As the clock counts down to self-destruction Cradle’s computer, System assumes control of the ship and refuses to perform the life saving medical procedure that her father desperately needs. Whilst trying to outwit System to save her dad, Eade discovers the shocking truth of her existence and must face her uncertain future armed with the knowledge that her life in space is not as it seems.

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Entanglement

 

Director: Arthur Veenema

USA, 14 min

In a not-too-distant future, as the world outside falls apart, people can live out their lives in solitude without ever leaving the safety of their home. Everything is for sale online and brought to their doorstep, including the need for human interaction. Entanglement exists as a service to bring people together, connecting soul mates that can promise to make each other’s lives whole.


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Absence Felt

 

Director: Aniruddha Pande

Canada, 5 min

2016

Jordan hosts a party for his friends to show off his new robot servant Andrew. 
The party takes an unexpected turn when Andrew discovers the true intentions of the guests.

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Block Six

FEATURE FILM

9:00 pm – 11:00 pm

 

 

HULDRA – Lady of the forest

 

Director: Ove Valeskog

Sweden, 109 min

2016

In an artistic drug intoxication a company meets the mythological Nordic forests. Everything is mixed up in a musical mess and no one knows who will get away with their sanity intact. The only question is if the audience does ... A psychedelic thriller with parallels to such films as "Jacob's Ladder", "Pans Labyrinth" and "Deliverance".

Links HULDRA FB https://www.facebook.com/Huldra-Lady-Of-The-Forest-112287725516762/ HULDRA WWW

http://huldrathemovie.com/ Trailer on Vimeo https://vimeo.com/117466011

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