What dreams occupy the places we've left behind? In an abandoned gold mine, scientists search for evidence of dark matter, while in an empty school in Japan, sleep studies manifest even more unknowable forces. Meanwhile, our automated replacements milk cows, serve drinks, and patrol the streets of empty model cities. In the end, perhaps remaining useful, for an outmoded human, requires drastic measures.
Followed by a conversation and Q&A with filmmaker Carin Leong.
Stillness of Labor | Chris Larson, 2023, United States, 9 min, experimental.
Metabolism | Misho Antadze, 2023, The Netherlands, 12 min, experimental documentary.
Theta | Lawrence Lek, 2022, United Kingdom, 12 min, experimental fiction.
Waiting Space | Carin Leong, 2023, United States, 12 min, documentary.
Retrodreaming | Alisa Berger, 2022, Germany / Japan, 18 min, experimental fiction.
Human Resources | Trinidad Plass Caussade, Titouan Tillier, & Isaac Wenzek, 2023, France, 4 min, animated fiction.
Total Run Time: 67 min