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Features
Science New Wave & Spotlight Features
Short Programs
10 Short Programs over 8 days of the festival.
Events
Symbiosis, Works-in-Progress, & Receptions
Friday, October 14
Day 1
12:00am
12:00am
The Many Twists & Turns of Science New Wave
PERFORMANCE PIECE (IN MULTIPLE LANGUAGES)
FESTIVAL KICK-OFF & SYMBIOSIS COMPETITION BEGINS
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Familiar (and not so familiar) faces and voices (re)interpret the Science New Wave manifesto in their own fashion and propose new traits for peer review. Inspired by the French artist Sophie Calle's piece "Take Care of Yourself" where she asks 107 women to analyze a breakup letter according to their professional interest.
1:00pm
1:00pm
Avant-Garde Micrographia
Shorts film program 1 - in competition
彡 CINEMA VILLAGE
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Up-close, we're confronted by the surreal nature of one's own existence. Under hypnotic fluorescent lights, alien entities dance to the rhythm of their own choreography or of a higher order biological clock.

Nanoscapes | Kristina Dutton, USA, 4 min, 2022 - US Premiere
Biopixels | Kristina Dutton, USA, 3 min, 2022 - US Premiere
A Language of Shapes | Samantha Moore, United Kingdom, 6 min, 2022 - US Premiere
Wrought | Anna Sigrithur, Joel Penner, Canada, 19 min, 2022 - East Coast Premiere
Hybrid Terrains | Elise Guillaume, Belgium, 6 min, 2021 - US Premiere
Chemical Somnia | Scott Portingale, Canada, 4 min, 2022
The Two Faces of Tomorrow | Patrick Hough, United Kingdom / Ireland, 39 min, 2021 - US Premiere
État du Langage | Nicolas Lefebvre & Camille Zisswiller, France, 13 min, 2022 - International Premiere

Total Run Time: 93 min
3:00pm
3:00pm
Visionaries & Revisions
Shorts film program 2 - in competition
彡 CINEMA VILLAGE
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Luminaries carry the weight of history. Carrying discoveries, predictions, and signals, they not only arm us for the future but also shed light on our past. True visionaries are those that do not forget.

This Wild Abyss | Thomas Mendolia, USA, 23 min, 2022 - NY Premiere
Dreamer of a Final Theory | Molly Murphy, USA, 2 min, 2022 - NY Premiere
As We See (Como Miramos) | Xavier Nueno, Spain, 22 min, 2021 - US Premiere
There's a Bison on The Prairie | Morgan Miller, USA, 7 min, 2022
Constant | Sasha Litvintseva, Beny Wagner, Germany / United Kingdom, 40 min, 2022
Of Wood | Owen Klatte, USA, 7 min, 2022

Total Run Time: 100 min
5:00pm
5:00pm
Dream of a Shadow (work-in-progress) + Burial
Work-in-Progress + Feature film - SCIENCE NEW WAVE COMPETITION
彡 CINEMA VILLAGE | Filmmaker-in-attendance
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Our attempts to bury the immortal end up resurfacing in shadows and reflecting back on our very own existence.

From Etruscan ruins and sunken cities to the most modern of underground repositories, director Emilija Škarnulytė follows our attempts to bury the immortal in her film Burial.

Burial | Emilija Skarnulyte, Lithuania / Norway, 60 min, 2022

preceded by:

Peter Galison brings Imagine Science a work-in-progress cut of his latest and most personal film: Dream of A Shadow. This film essay is an experimental back and forth between the innermost personal and the astronomical, where shadows and consolation cross.

Dream of a Shadow
(work-in-progress) | Peter Galison, USA, 21 min, 2022

Total Run Time: 81 min
7:00pm*
7:00pm*
The Researcher's Revelations
Shorts film program 3 - in competition ~ Parallel Section
彡 CINEMA VILLAGE | Filmmaker-in-attendance
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Researchers embark on objective and more fictitious accounts of their research process and lives. "Truth," said Mark Twain, "is stranger than fiction, because fiction has to be possible and truth doesn't."

Terrain Vague
| Edward Kihn, USA, 48 min, 2021 - East Coast Premiere
Diseases of trees (Las enfermedades de los árboles) | Dídac Gimeno, Spain, 12 min, 2022 - World Premiere
Quarries | Ellie Ga, USA, 40 min, 2022

Total Run Time: 100 min
7:30pm*
7:30pm*
Utama
Feature film - SPOTLIGHT ~ Parallel Section
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Event is not included with Science New Wave Festival Pass

A couple's life herding llamas in the Bolivian highlands is threatened by a severe drought, and their grandson tries to convince them to move to the city.

Utama| Alejandro Loayza Grisi, Bolivia / Uruguay / France, 87 min, 2022
9:00pm
9:00pm
Exchanges with Specters
Shorts film program 4 - in competition
彡 CINEMA VILLAGE
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Full of sensitivity and sensibility, these ghostly fables explore the lines that separates us from our specters: the lost, the spirits, and the strangers. When we cannot believe, see, or hear, we swear 'it' does not exist.

The Unveiled | Andres Rovira, USA, 9 min, 2021 - US Premiere
Teacher | Xiaoting Zhong, China, 18 min, 2022 - World Premiere
AFREET: Honeycomb Boom | Omar Al-Nakib, Kuwait, 10 min, 2022 - World Premiere
Chaytu (Fantasma) | Pável Quevedo Ullauri, Costa Rica, 7 min, 2021 - NY Premiere
Elena | Biruté Sodeikaité, Lithuania / France / Croatia, 13 min, 2021 - NY Premiere
A Perfect Storm | Karel Doing, 3 min, United Kingdom, 2022 - NY Premiere
Suncatcher (Atrapaluz)| Kim Torres, Costa Rica, 20 min, 2021
Exhumed (Exhumados) | Rodrigo Moreno Esquivel, Mexico, 9 min, 2022 - International Premiere

Total Run Time: 89 min
Saturday, October 15
Day 2
1:00pm
1:00pm
The Great Escapes
Shorts film program 5 - in competition
彡 CINEMA VILLAGE
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In partnership with the Eugene Lang College at The New School
Movement, haste, speed... Charged with patience and moving at varying paces, these living heroes, of all shapes and sizes, head into new territories, some more familiar than others. They are not aware we're watching them. Will they succeed?

NAYA (Der Wald hat Tausend Augen) | Sebastian Mulder, Netherlands, 24 min, 2021
Nuisance Bear | Jack Weisman, Gabriela Osio Vanden, Canada, 14 min, 2021
Patouille and the Parachute Seeds | Inès Bernard-Espina, Mélody Boulissière, Clémentine Campos, France, 7 min, 2021 - NY Premiere
Haulout | Evgenia Arbugaeva, Maxim Arbugaev, United Kingdom, 25 min, 2022 - East Coast Premiere
Sideral | Carlos Segundo, Brazil, 15 min, 2021
Bergtatt (Busy) | Jan Otto Ertesvåg, Norway, 7 min, 2021 - US Premiere

Total Run Time: 92 min
3:00pm
3:00pm
Human Nature
Shorts film program 6 - in competition
彡 CINEMA VILLAGE
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In partnership with the Eugene Lang College at The New School
The human body is our innermost sanctuary. It's a unique and perfect refuge and often is what feels most safe and powerful. However, sometimes it is a source of fragility and becomes the focal point of our insecurities. As we head towards our final destination one day at a time, we experience cycles of suffering and healing.

Men of Salt (Hombres de Sal) | Luis Armando Sosa Gil, Mexico, 14 min, 2022 - NY Premiere
Coming Out with the Help of a Time Machine | Naman Gupta, USA, 15 min, 2021
Aribada | Simon(e) Jaikiriuma Paetau, Natalia Escobar, Germany, 30 min, 2022
Anxious Body | Yoriko Mizushiri, Japan, 6 min, 2022
Subserotic Bulge | Flis Holland, Finland, 20 min, 2021
Boobs (Lolos) | Marie Valade, Canada, 7 min, 2021 - NY Premiere

Total Run Time: 90 min
5:00pm
5:00pm
The Invisible Extinction
Feature film - SCIENCE NEW WAVE COMPETITION
彡 CINEMA VILLAGE | Filmmakers-in-attendance
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In partnership with the Eugene Lang College at The New School
Two globetrotting microbiologists, Gloria Dominguez-Bello and Marty Blaser, race to save our vanishing microbes before it's too late.

The Invisible Extinction | Steven Lawrence, Sarah Schenck, USA, 80 min, 2022
7:00pm*
7:00pm*
Tigre Gente
Feature film - SCIENCE NEW WAVE COMPETITION ~ Parallel Section
彡 CINEMA VILLAGE
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A Bolivian park ranger and a young Hong Kong journalist go undercover and investigate a new, deadly jaguar trade that's sweeping South America.

Tigre Gente | Elizabeth Unger, USA, 93 min, 2021
7:30pm*
7:30pm*
Science New Wave Lab Kick-Off
Works-in-Progress + HABITAT Sharing Reception ~ Parallel Section
In-Person | NYU Production Lab - In Person | RSVP In Person
❂ Watch Film Presentations from SNW Awardees/Finalists - Labocine | RSVP

Presented by OneFifty | Warner Bros. Discovery

Check out the Science New Lab Award Winners & Participants
Learn more about the Science New Wave Development Fund
Vaccination/booster cards (+ID) mandatory for attendance
Come celebrate the Science New Wave Works-in-Progress with us and be the first to experience the new feature that will be launched that very evening on the Labocine platform! Tired of text exchanges? Habitat Sharing will revolutionize the exchange of research and budding ideas through moving image.

Presentations // Works-in-progress
Hybrid: An Interspecies Opera - Heather Dewey-Hagborg
Bird Watch - Zahra Al-Mahdi
Life Beyond - Pedro Márquez-Zacarías
The Hidden Story - Yashaswini Raghunandan & Arianna Zuanazzi
The Gossamer Thread - Sean Hanley
Grain of Sand - Mark Levinson
9:00pm
9:00pm
The Sacred Spirit
Feature film - SCIENCE NEW WAVE COMPETITION
彡 CINEMA VILLAGE
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José Manuel and the other members of the ufology association Ovni-Levante meet weekly to exchange information about extraterrestrial messages and abductions.

The Sacred Spirit (Espíritu sagrado) | Chema Garcia Ibarra, Spain / France / Turkey, 97 min, 2021
Sunday, October 16
Day 3
1:00pm
1:00pm
Forms of Self-Preservation
Shorts film program 7 - in competition
彡 CINEMA VILLAGE
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In partnership with the Eugene Lang College at The New School
The act of storing and preserving speaks to our guilty conscious. Protect, persist, perform? How do we transcend our lives and conscience to mark our existence in the past, present, and future? Do we go this far for ourselves or for a larger "humanitarian" cause?

IEVA| Vytautas Plukas, Domas Petronis, Lithuania, 14 min, 2021 - East Coast Premiere
La Plage aux êtres | Kendra McLaughlin, France, 20 min, 2022 - US Premiere
Global Fruit | G. Anthony Svatek, USA, 4 min, 2022
Diteggiatura | Riccardo Giacconi, Italy, 17 min, 2022
Spark | Camille Hollett-French, Canada, 19 min, 2022 - NY Premiere
Bad Seed (Mauvaise graine) | Nadège Herrygers, France, 12 min, 2022 - NY Premiere

Total Run Time: 86 min
3:00pm
3:00pm
Lessons from Dreamlands
Shorts film program 8 - in competition
彡 CINEMA VILLAGE
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In partnership with the Eugene Lang College at The New School
Visions of magical worlds, fantastical moments, explosions of the imagination, and void of it. Is the future cut from the same cloth as our dreams?

It's Raining Frogs Outside | Maria Estela Paiso, Philippines, 14 min, 2021
The Sprayer | Farnoosh Abeo, Iran, 9 min, 2022 - NY Premiere
Shadow of the Butterflies (L'Ombre des papillons) | Sofia El Khyari, Morocco / France, 9 min, 2022 - US Premiere
Celebritas Ex Machina | Joe Nicolosi, USA, 12 min, 2021 - NY Premiere
Imagination Blind: Aphantasia Explained | George Lee, United Kingdom, 1 min, 2021 - US Premiere
Virtual Voice | Suzannah Mirghani, Sudan / Qatar, 7 min, 2021
Moonrise | Rowena Potts, Australia, 11 min, 2021 - East Coast Premiere
Pragma | Ellie Heydon, United Kingdom, 19 min, 2021
The Empty Sphere | Stephanie Roland, Micronesia, 20 min, 2022 - US Premiere

Total Run Time: 99 min
5:00pm
5:00pm
Zoo Lock Down
Feature film - SCIENCE NEW WAVE COMPETITION
彡 CINEMA VILLAGE
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The pandemic brought society to a standstill, but from an animal's perspective, the world didn't change that much. Unless, of course, you live in a zoo.

Zoo Lock Down | Andreas Horvath, Austria, 72 min, 2022
7:00pm
7:00pm
Karmalink
Feature film - SCIENCE NEW WAVE COMPETITION
彡 CINEMA VILLAGE
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Conceived as a way to interrogate processes of neo-colonialism, and highlighting the alienating effects of technological progress, Jake Wachtel's "Karmalink" is a mind-bending tale of reincarnation, artificial consciousness, and the search for enlightenment.

Karmalink | Jake Wachtel, Cambodia, 102 min, 2021
9:00pm
9:00pm
Alphaville
Feature film - SPOTLIGHT
彡 CINEMA VILLAGE
In Jean-Luc Godard's 1965 neo-noir science-fiction, Government agent Lemmy Caution is dispatched on a secret mission to Alphaville, a dystopian metropolis in a distant corner of the galaxy.

Alphaville: The Strange Adventure of Lemmy Caution
| Jean-Luc Godard, France, 99 min, 1965
9:00pm
9:00pm
White Noise
Feature film - SPOTLIGHT
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A reflection on the fate of humanity in the Anthropocene epoch, White Noise is a roller-coaster of a film, a whirlwind of sounds and images.

White Noise| Simon Beaulieu, Canada, 77 min, 2022
Monday, October 17
Day 4
1:00pm
1:00pm
Visibly Destructive
Shorts film program 9 - in competition
彡 CINEMA VILLAGE
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Human debris, human glare, human disease, simply humans being humans. Reflections and fluids that transform into visual poems. Sometimes, one can mistake these images from encounters with the third kind. What we see can sometimes harm us.

Light of the Night | Matej Pok, Slovakia, 39 min, 2020 - US Premiere
Déversement (Release) | Baptiste Grison, Canada, 9 min, 2022 - World Premiere
Everything Near Becomes Distant | Yunyi Zhu, China / France, 22 min, 2021 - US Premiere
Off-Power | Théodora Barat, France, 17 min, 2021
Cinegraffic Score | Tim Grabham, United Kingdom, 5 min, 2021 - International Premiere

Total Run Time: 93 min

3:00pm
3:00pm
Shapeshifting: Evolving Forms & Habitats
Shorts film program 10 - in competition
彡 CINEMA VILLAGE
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Our presence influences and gives shape to our surroundings. By inhabiting, we destroy habitats. There is fine line between evolution and destruction explored from the massive technology to break ice glaciers or to the familiar, comfortable spaces of our memories.

A River of Winter (Un fleuve d'hiver) | Félix Lamarche, Canada, 28 min, 2022 - US Premiere
Black Mayonnaise | Nathan Kensinger, USA, 9 min, 2022
Interior Seis | Mauricio Sánchez Arias, Mexico 16 min, 2022 - US Premiere
Places We'll Breathe (Mjesta koja cemo disati) | Davor Sanvincenti, Croatia, 21 min, 2021 - US Premiere
Aralkum | Daniel Asadi Faezi & Mila Zhluktenko, Uzbekistan / Germany, 13 min, 2022
Our Friendly Little Bugs (Nos Amies Les Petites Bêtes) | Marie-Jo Long, France, 4 min, 2022 - US Premiere

Total Run Time: 91 min

5:00pm
5:00pm
The Human Trial
Feature film - SCIENCE NEW WAVE COMPETITION
彡 CINEMA VILLAGE
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Unprecedented, real-time access to the world's sixth embryonic stem cell trial. An intimate journey with the patients and scientists who put themselves on the line.

The Human Trial - Would you go first? | Lisa Hepner, Guy Mossman, USA, 92 min, 2022 - East Coast Premiere
7:00pm*
7:00pm*
Symbiosis Lab Meeting
Lab Meeting with Scientists & Filmmakers + Mid-festival Party
Art/Science Talks & Networking ~ Parallel Section
彡 CAVEAT | RSVP In Person
Vaccination cards mandatory for attendance

Learn more about our 2022 Symbiosis Participants
Presented by Science Sandbox

Open-Door Film / Lab Meeting.
Freeform. Visuals. Drinks. Anecdotes

Followed by the Science Film Social Party!
Scientists and filmmakers give us a sneak-peek into science films in progress exploring the theme of the "Science New Wave". A symbiotic mingling to follow. Not to miss.
7:00pm*
7:00pm*
The Year of the Everlasting Storm
Feature film - SCIENCE NEW WAVE COMPETITION ~ Parallel Section
彡 CINEMA VILLAGE
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A love letter to cinema, shot across the US, Iran, Chile, China, and Thailand, by seven of today's most vital filmmakers. New life in the old house. A breakaway, a reunion. Surveillance and reconciliation. An unrecognizable world, in "The Year of the Everlasting Storm".

The Year of the Everlasting Storm
| Jafar Panahi, Anthony Chen, Malik Vitthal, Laura Poitras, Dominga Sotomayor, David Lowery, Apichatpong Weerasethakul, USA, 115 min, 2021
9:00pm
9:00pm
Time Theorem
Feature film - SCIENCE NEW WAVE COMPETITION
彡 CINEMA VILLAGE
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In a surreal retelling, Director Andrés Kaiser combines hundreds of amateur films and photographs from the treasure trove of images belonging to his migrant grandparents.

Time Theorem (Teorema de Tiempo) | Andrés Kaiser, Mexico, 90 min, 2021
Tuesday, October 18
Day 5
1:00pm
1:00pm
Helena from Sarayaku + Forests
Short + Feature film - SCIENCE NEW WAVE COMPETITION
彡 CINEMA VILLAGE
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Voices that stem from the depths of nature. Muffled bellows, ignored pleas, that dial up the volume for us to hear.

Helena from Sarayaku traces the Sarayaku Kichwa people's struggle to protect their lives, cultures, and their territories from oil extraction.

Helena from Sarayaku | Eriberto Gualinga, Ecuador, 70 min, 2022

preceded by:

Forests is exploration between water and fire. The film illustrates our current climate emergency through multiple stories about the relationship between a community and its land.

Forests (Forêts) | Simon Plouffe, Canada, 16 min, 2022

Total Run Time: 86 min
3:00pm
3:00pm
The Last Human
Feature film - SCIENCE NEW WAVE COMPETITION
彡 CINEMA VILLAGE
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Between the dizzying concept of deep time and the acceleration of modernity, Frank's film anchors itself in its own moment through the encounter with a group of children from the village of Kangaatsiaq who fall in love, form friendships, and struggle with loss and longing.

The Last Human (Siunissaq Det Sidste Menneske) | Ivalo Frank, Denmark / Greenland, 80 min, 2022
5:00pm
5:00pm
Into the Ice
Feature film - SCIENCE NEW WAVE COMPETITION
彡 CINEMA VILLAGE
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A journey of discovery to the vast masses of ice and the secret of our future that the ice harboring.

Into the Ice | Lars Ostenfeld, Denmark, 90 min, 2022
7:00pm
7:00pm
Of Medicine and Miracles
Feature film - SCIENCE NEW WAVE COMPETITION
彡 CINEMA VILLAGE | Filmmaker-in-attendance
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Ross Kauffman chronicles the monumental task of curing cancer, as seen through the harrowing experiences of one young girl, her family, and a doctor on a mission.

Of Medicine and Miracles | Ross Kauffman, USA, 95 min, 2022
9:00pm
9:00pm
Letter from Yene + Further & Further Away
Short + Feature film - SCIENCE NEW WAVE COMPETITION
彡 CINEMA VILLAGE | Filmmaker-in-attendance
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From Cambodia to Senegal, these two films explore the complicated relationship with the environment that we both arrive and leave from.

A Letter from Yene emerges from conversations with the community in the seaside town of Yene, Senegal, where Diawara lives for part of the year.

Letter from Yene | Manthia Diawara, Senegal, 50 min, 2022

preceded by:

In Further and Further Away by Polen Ly, the construction of a dam has flooded two sibling's Indigenous village and they find it hard to get settled on the newly allocated farmland.

Further and Further Away (Chhngai Dach Alai) | Polen Ly, Cambodia, 24 min, 2022

Total Run Time: 74 min
Wednesday, October 19
Day 6
1:00pm
1:00pm
Maika: The Girl from Another Galaxy
Feature film - SCIENCE NEW WAVE COMPETITION
彡 CINEMA VILLAGE
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A children's adventure movie by Vietnamese director Ham Tran is about a lonely boy, Hung, who meets a chirpy alien and promptly gets into trouble.

Maika: The Girl from Another Galaxy
| Ham Tran, Vietnam, 105 min, 2022
3:00pm
3:00pm
Scales
Feature film - SCIENCE NEW WAVE COMPETITION
彡 CINEMA VILLAGE
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Hayat is a strong-willed girl whose fishing village is governed by a dark tradition: every family must give one daughter to the mermaid-like sea creatures that inhabit the waters.

Scales (Sayidat Al Bahr) | Shahad Ameen, UAE / Saudi / Iraq, 75 min, 2020
5:00pm
5:00pm
Life Begins, Life Ends
Feature film - SCIENCE NEW WAVE COMPETITION
彡 CINEMA VILLAGE
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A film like an exorcism, an exercise in creating a mirror of one's experience to be able to understand and, if not to heal, at least to be able to create something in full detail, form, and sentiment. To be the one who decides when and how to destroy it for once.

Life Begins, Life Ends (Vida Comienza, Vida Termina) | Rafael Palacio Illingworth, Switzerland / Argentina, 80 min, 2021
7:00pm*
7:00pm*
My Love Affair with Marriage
Feature film - SPOTLIGHT ~ Parallel Section
彡 CINEMA VILLAGE
Animator Signe Baumane's new animated feature film infuses music and neuroscience into a personal story of love, gender, and marriage.

My Love Affair with Marriage | Signe Baumane, Latvia / USA / Luxembourg, 104 min, 2022
7:00pm*
7:00pm*
Medusa
Feature film - LABOCINE CLOSEUPS ~ Parallel Section
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In staged scenes on the beach, young residents talk about the future of their town and the ambivalent relationship with the Solvay company, which produces soda ash, or sodium carbonate.

Medusa | Chloé Malcotti, Belgium, 77 min, 2021
9:00pm
9:00pm
Neptune Frost
Feature film - SCIENCE NEW WAVE COMPETITION
彡 CINEMA VILLAGE
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Multi-hyphenate, multidisciplinary artist Saul Williams brings his unique dynamism to this Afrofuturist vision. A sci-fi punk musical that's a visually wondrous amalgamation of themes, ideas, and songs that Williams has explored in his work, notably his 2016 album "MartyrLoserKing".

Neptune Frost | Saul Williams, Anisia Uzeyman, Rwanda, 105 min, 2022
Thursday, October 20
Day 7
1:00pm*
1:00pm*
The Dam
Feature film - SPOTLIGHTS ~ Parallel Section
彡 CINEMA VILLAGE
Ali Cherri's first feature is an esoteric affair that features a brick worker who, in his spare time, builds a talking mud monster in northern Sudan.

The Dam (Le Barrage) | Ali Cherri, Sudan, 84 min, 2021
1:00pm*
1:00pm*
Close-ups
Shorts film program - LABOCINE CLOSEUPS ~ Parallel Section
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A curated program by our festival partner Labocine, these film dive deep into the subconscious and the inner psyche. They should be examined, carefully dissected, and appreciated without the constraint of time and space.

Another Presence | Simon Ball, United Kingdom, 12 min, 2022
Cell Worlds | Renaud Pourpre, Terence Saulnier, Youenn Lerb, France, 27 min, 2022
The Ball in the Center | Julien Lamy, France, 5 min, 2022 - World Premiere
The Garden of the Future (El jardín del futuro) | Alexis Gambis, USA / Spain, 4 min, 2022
The Great Refractor | Andy Graydon, USA, 32 min, 2022
The Sower of Stars (El sembrador de estrellas) | Lois Patiño, Portugal, 25 min, 2022

Total Run Time: 105 min
3:00pm
3:00pm
H6
Feature film - SCIENCE NEW WAVE COMPETITION
彡 CINEMA VILLAGE
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A series of interconnecting stories paint a picture of China as it is today, where hyper-modernism meets cultural tradition.

H6 | Ye Ye, China, 114 min, 2021
5:00pm*
5:00pm*
Geographies of Solitude
Feature film - SCIENCE NEW WAVE COMPETITION ~ Parallel Section
彡 CINEMA VILLAGE
Scientist Zoe Lucas lives alone on Sable Island to study the wildlife and ecosystem.

Geographies of Solitude | Jacquelyn Mills, Canada, 104 min, 2021
5:00pm*
5:00pm*
O, Collecting Eggs Despite the Times
Feature film - SCIENCE NEW WAVE COMPETITION ~ Parallel Section
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The unconventional documentary "O" exposes the intriguing fascination for the Egg.

O, Collecting Eggs Despite the Times (O, Eier sammeln trotz der Zeit) | Pim Zwier, Germany, 80 min, 2021
7:00pm
7:00pm
Fire of Love
Feature film - SCIENCE NEW WAVE COMPETITION
彡 CINEMA VILLAGE
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Intrepid scientists and lovers Katia and Maurice Krafft die in a volcanic explosion doing the very thing that brought them together, unravelling the mysteries of volcanoes by capturing some of nature's most explosive imagery.

Fire of Love | Sara Dosa, USA / Canada, 93 min, 2021
9:00pm
9:00pm
Derek Changes His Mind
Feature film - SCIENCE NEW WAVE COMPETITION
彡 CINEMA VILLAGE
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"Derek Changes His Mind" paints the intimate portrait of a family living life at the crossroads of medical science and immigration reform.

Derek Changes His Mind | Derek Dabkoski, Ian McClellan, Im Joong Kim, USA, 78 min, 2022
Friday, October 21
Day 8
ALL DAY
ALL DAY
LABOCINE REPLAY
ALL PROGRAMS
❂ Watch on Labocine | PASS
Take a moment to catch up on any of the programs over the last 7 days of festival. All programs (unless Sold Out) are available with the SCIENCE NEW WAVE FESTIVAL PASS
7:30pm
7:30pm
Symbiosis Closing Night & Awards Ceremony
SYMBIOSIS Film Screening & Closing Party
彡 In Person | Union Docs (Brooklyn) - RSVP Coming Soon
❂ Symbiosis Film Premieres also via LABOCINE
Presented by Science Sandbox
For Closing Night, we present with our scientists + filmmakers in person and the world premiere of the six films made as part of the 2022 Symbiosis competition presented by Science Sandbox. We will conclude with the Awards Ceremony.
10:30pm
10:30pm
A Founder's Tribute to the New Wave
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