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The Future is Female 2

Run Time: 80 min. Format: DCP Release Year: 2019

In celebration of Women’s History Month, DUST and Nitehawk again present THE FUTURE IS FEMALE, a screening of sci-fi short films directed by women. Proceeds benefiting Women Makes Movies and their continued support of female filmmakers.

Directed by Natalia Iyudin
14 mins, English
When in 2089 humans become an out-of-date concept, rebellious Luc would rather die than integrate into A.I. But when she meets robot Azul, the idea of upgrading herself suddenly sounds tempting.

Directed by Olga Osorio
9 mins, Spanish (English Subtitles)
Summer of 1982. Teo claims he has found a wormhole. His brother Óscar does not believe him… at least not for now

Directed Nadege Dumont – Carl Murphy
9 mins, English
In a war-ravaged world recognisable as the ruins of our own, a woman is haunted by memories of a better time. But she lives in an era that has chosen to forget its history, and remembering is a crime.

Directed by Anna Hopkins
10 mins, English
When eleven year old Amy finds an old eighties video game magazine she dials the phone number displayed on the back, and in a strange cosmic glitch gets connected to Caesar Spinone, a video game call center employee in the year 1989.

Directed by Jody Wilson
22 mins, Japanese (English Subtitles)
After years of waiting for a signal from home, Takumi and his toy robot companion receive a message that they will be returning to their home planet. Suddenly he’s faced with a choice to follow his cosmic destiny or pursue the love of his life here on earth.

Directed by Kelly Tatham
13 mins, English
Ivy and Dave are totally hitting it off… until she says the wrong thing and completely freaks him out. Typical. But tonight’s no ordinary night. There’s a glitch in the Matrix, déjà vu in the air, and Ivy gets the chance to see how things will turn out if she plays the dating game differently.

DUST is the first multi-platform destination to experience stunning visions of the future from filmmakers of tomorrow. They feature the best sci-fi short films, series, and innovative content that cuts through the present to invite the future. With vivid special effects, complex characters, and captivating plots, prescient themes are explored and tantalizing questions asked. Whether it’s a utopia worth striving for, an apocalypse to avoid, or a truth about the ways technology is changing the human experience – DUST amplifies the voices and visions that will shape the future through imagination.