Niels is overjoyed when he hears about the black hole that will drastically reduce his prison sentence. He’s been chosen for his talents as a mechanic to take part in a special mission: escorting a band of eccentric scientists in a spaceship to a black hole that is fifty light years away from Earth. The deal seems more than correct to him as the mission will only take six weeks for them to see Earth again. There’s only one small annoying detail. Those six weeks in hyperspace represent some hundred years on Earth. And that is if everything will go as planned.
A film by Dinah Wynter made in conjunction with Harvard University.
An animated science-fiction short directed by Bruno Sukrow.
The most fearsome, destructive insect in the galaxy has come to Earth, and famous swashbuckling entomologist Dex Hamilton is on the case. But he's not trying to stop it. He's trying to save it - from the remorseless exterminator Hartley Hunter, whose life's mission is to see all bugs in the galaxy wiped out. It's a rollicking animated sci-fi adventure with legs as Dex Hamilton is all that stands between the forces of evil and the most incredible insect species the galaxy has ever known.
Running out of time, a young man works obsessively to keep his dying sister alive. Unable to remember anything before the accident that put her in this position, his sister trusts him implicitly. However, the reality of her situation and his method of giving her life is not what she expects.
A group of people are drawn together to face the supernatural while they try to figure out a 60-year-old mystery.
In 2028, cartoonist Han Cho becomes obsessed with his neighbor, an assassin named Nana. He professes his love for her but she remains indifferent. By accident Han Cho finds an amnesia-inducing drug which he uses to spike Nana’s drink. With her memory blanked out, Nana is told that she is Han Cho’s girlfriend.
While searching the past for her missing father with a time machine of her own invention, the young protagonist Spectropia is accidentally transported to New York in 1931. There she finds herself in the body of a female sleuth called Verna de Mott. Spectropia is a time travel drama exploring the anxieties generated by capitalist consumer culture and emerging technologies through a ghost story and the metaphor of supernatural possession.
The sad tale of R32, an old obsolete and lonely robot who got replaced by a newer model by its previous owners and now roams the streets alone. He’s running low on repairs but all he needs is a helpful hand.
Spectre is a 2005 Tokusatsu short film created by Konami. Spectre stars Shinji Kasahara in the lead role as Tetsuya Teresaki, codename Spectre. The movie chronicles D.O.E Agent Tetsuya who, after dealing with a mission involving tracking a fugitive alien, is sent on a new mission to deal with alien invaders trying to steal an alien artifact from a local archaeological research site.
After an eye-opening night out with a friend, a cabaret performer must decide whether to save her sister, or save herself.
On the final day of his life, an android has an unexpected encounter that alters the course of his existence. This is the prologue; The moment where it all begins.
In the year 2123, a group of mercenaries in post-apocalyptic Manhattan become unlikely heroes when they are framed as criminals and must clear their name while restoring balance to their city.
A work-obsessed inventor uses a video-telephone to spy on his girlfriend, who in turn uses film to teach him a lesson. (MoMA)
In a twist on the “Baby Incubator” phenomenon of the age, a fall into a slop pit gives a heavyweight farmer the power to incubate chicken eggs on his belly, much to the delight and advantage of his neighbors.
From a futuristic airship, the French police stop crime, arrest criminals, and catch dogs without touching the ground. (MoMA)
In 2014, artist Olafur Eliasson and filmmaker Claire Denis connected for the first time to explore and discuss their common fascination with phenomena that have not yet been fully explained by science – such as black holes – and their shared interest in abstraction. This short film by Denis, contemplating tests for Eliasson's work ‘Contact’, is one outcome of that conversation which would eventually lead to their collaboration on Denis's film High Life (2018), in which Eliasson designed the light installations at the films end.
"Fixed: The Science/Fiction of Human Enhancement" questions commonly held beliefs about disability and normalcy by exploring technologies that promise to change our bodies and mind forever. Told primarily through the perspectives of five people with disabilities, a scientist, journalist, community organizer, bionics engineer and exoskeleton test pilot, FIXED takes a close look at the implications of emerging human enhancement technologies for the future of humanity.
The ASH (Abnormal Species Humanoid) first appeared in the beginning of the 1980s. They looked like humans, but they weren't. The ASH can be identified by a pulsating appendage on their back; it resembles an embossed root clutching the spine. These humanoid creatures have the power to destroy telepathically via a deadly impulse which hemorrhages brain cells. Their goal is to populate the planet via random sexual contact and then take control. There are special police units who fight the ASH. This top secret organization is called The Society For Environment Protection and its agents are called psychosists
A love doctor successfully produces men on order for needy women, until his system for delivering them – through the mail as puppets in canisters - goes awry.