A.L.: Artificial Life
Presented by mopop
Friday, October 25, 2019
SIFF Cinema Uptown 2
ADULT: $13 | YOUTH: $12 | GROUP: $11
Houston, we have a program! Blast off into alternate realities where the space-time continuum is corrupted and dystopian dehumanization is rampant. Meet fantastical South African creatures and enter into the world of artificial intelligence-based apps that may soon shape our world. Just don't look at the moon!
Tristan C. Pina - 19, Joshua Hood - 19, Jonah Sevigny - 20
An unfulfilled high school senior becomes obsessed with an ominous radio broadcast containing steps to a cryptic puzzle. Thinking he is being pursued by a sinister organization, his search for clues takes over his life.
Advik Beni - 20, Jason Maselle - 21, William Douglas - 21, Pauline Shrosbree- 21
Nomvula is South Africa’s first ever creature film. Whilst trying to cope with the sudden and recent loss of her mother, Nomvula takes refuge in establishing a friendship with a strange creature that has taken shelter in the industrial landscape of South Africa. Nomvula is determined to help the creature as a means to cope with her own alienation, however she fails to realize that the journey she is about to take will change her life forever.
Stephanie Townsend - 23, Luisa Muniz - 22, Emma Djwa - 22, Linnea Pahl - 20
In a world where love has gone extinct Pauline meets Douglas in the new virtual reality app, Stranger Sessions. Their connection evolves however, the strict rules of the dystopian world and Pauline's own reservations prevent their happily ever after
Reuben Hamlyn - 23, Max Keegan - 23
Lena embarks on her new job as a “Roger,” a service application that provides its clients with a domestic assistant with which they never directly communicate. Unsettled by her new role, Lena strives to build a relationship with her employer through unexpected means.