Body of the Mined
Director Eric Jungmann - 15 min. - USA

A quiet, young woman moves into a new building and meets a reclusive engineer at the brink of completing a bizarre, extraordinary machine.

All Boys Die
Director Julio C. Vargas - 13 min. - USA

In the world of 2068, all boys die at puberty. Oscar’s mom strives to fulfill his last wish the day his voice cracks.

The Future is Now Shorts Block 3​

Saturday August 21, 2021 at 2:40 PM at RoleCall Theater

​Retrieval
Director Nick Azzaro - 10 min. - USA

In the year 2143, a young woman confronts her childhood trauma within a virtual reality therapy session, only to discover her inner demons are real.

Sweet Nothings
Director Christian Klein - 10 min. - USA

A young man of the near future wistfully searches for love on a dating app, only to find that it has been corrupted by a seductive new marketing system.

33 Floors
Director Chris Austen - 8 min. - United Kingdom

A woman's journey to work takes a horrifying turn as she finds herself trapped alone inside an elevator. Impatient and scared she will soon discover that all her actions have consequences as she begins to wonder whether this state of the art technology has a mind of its own.

Zealandia
Director Bruno du Bois - 15 min. - New Zealand

In 2032, Zealandia is the only virus free country left on earth but at a high cost to its population due to intrusive medical regulations. But, could the bag carried by a fearless woman be the downfall of this oppressive state?

The Shepherd
Director Ilya Plyusnin - 9 min. - Russian Federation 

A typical office plankton Leonid living a boring life under a load of daily issues is struggling to finish the annual report for his obnoxious boss when he suddenly gets a chance of getting hold of mighty powers and show the world who the real boss in the town is with a little help from unearthly invaders!