A Screening Darkly
Friday, October 25, 2019
SIFF Film Center
*This screening may not be suitable for all ages.
ADULT: $13 | YOUTH: $12 | GROUP: $11
What is life? Are we human? Or are we dancer? Can a copy machine feel love? Is the future a repeat of the past? If you're looking for visions of what's to come of our Earthly reality, look no further than this collection of outlandish, otherworldly observations from cunning creators. Now where did I put my keys?
Zach Madden - 24, Noah Iunes - 24, Tehillah De Castro - 23
Ashton Redding, a mailroom attendant at Brev Corp, is lured into a strange bond with the Phototron 69 photocopier machine in the office. As their interactions intensify, Ashton finds himself drawn uncontrollably to the machine and thrown deeper into his newfound connection.
Annalise Pasztor - 20, Ty Leet - 20, Bogui Adjorlolo - 20
This documentary enters the surreal world of The Aetherius Society, where prayer can be stored in a battery, Jesus was an alien, and an unusual but kind-hearted community works towards the betterment of humanity.
Emma Penaz Eisner - 16
Joining with his shadow, the first god creates himself, the progenitor of humanity. This surrealistic film intermixes stop motion animation, time lapse photography, and live action sequences to re-imagine one of the paradigmatic creation myths recorded in antiquity.
Arnaud Zimmermann - 22, Quinn Halleck - 21, Jonathan Galliano - 21, Jack Belisle -21
In an 80s dystopia world where technology knows you better than you know yourself, a teen, uncomfortable in his own skin, is willing to disguise his personality to be the person he has always wanted to become.