Nitehawk Shorts Festival 2018: SCI-FI MIDNITE WITH DUST
Midnite weekend screenings happen on Friday & Saturday nights (meaning arrive on Friday and/or Saturday night by 11:45pm for seating, the movie starts after midnite)!
Run Time: 87 min. Format: DCP Rating: NR
Release Year: 2018
INTRO WITH FILMMAKERS.
DUST is teaming up with Nitehawk to deliver an evening of some of the best sci-fi content the Nitehawk Shorts Festival has ever seen. The first-ever Sci-Fi Midnite presentation will include various popular short films from the DUST catalog, as well as works submitted specially for the event from a variety of filmmakers. Audiences will enjoy films that range from traditional science fiction to groundbreaking genre content. Introduction with filmmakers.
WILLIAM REYNISH / DENMARK / 2018 / ANIMATION / 20 MINS / WORLD PREMIERE
Set after a nuclear accident, this short explores leaving the past behind, and accepting that nature finds a way.
ZACH STRAUSS / U.S.A. / 2018 / 9 MINS
An expecting mother is forced into a humiliating birthing regimen by her personal automated assistant who thinks it knows what’s best for her and her unborn child.
ADINA ISTRATE / UNITED KINGDOM / 2018 / 12 MINS
In order to remember, you first need to forget.
CIDNEY HUE / U.S.A. / 2018 / 8 MINS
In the near future, a woman must make a hard choice after a mind bending medical procedure.
KRISTIAN BAKSTAD / CANADA / 2018 / 14 MINS / NEW YORK PREMIERE
A scavenger discovers a valuable artifact deep within an abandoned facility on a desolate planet. Hoping for a big payout, he ventures inside, only to find something much more sinister.
ALY MIGLIORI / U.S.A. / 2018 / 14 MINS / NEW YORK PREMIERE
A wayward teenager goes missing and her friend is haunted by her disappearance. An atmospheric sci-fi short about the archetypal lost girl.
MARK SLUTSKY / U.S.A. / 2018 / 12 MINS / WORLD PREMIERE
A down-on-his-luck lawyer awakes in a doorless room to find he’s been selected to negotiate on behalf of the human race.
ABOUT DUST: DUST, a division of global content studio Gunpowder & Sky, is the first premium sci-fi entertainment brand that reaches fans across all platforms, giving voice to emerging and established filmmakers. DUST presents thought-provoking science fiction content to its legion of more than 2M fans across all platforms, exploring the future of humanity through the lens of science and technology. From timeless to cutting-edge movies, series and short films, DUST acquires, produces and distributes content from established and emerging filmmaking voices. DUST will have its first theatrical release this November with PROSPECT, starring Pedro Pascal (Narcos, Game of Thrones).
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