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2017 FILM GUIDE

SHOWING 9 RESULTS | FILMS SORTED BY GENRE: 'SCIENCE FICTION'
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ANGEL

  • Section: Shorts
  • Release Year: 2016
  • Runtime: 8 minutes
  • Directed By: Gregory Casares
  • Country: Switzerland
Eva and Mr. Corbeau have long felt a reciprocal affection and attraction, but the world of humans and the world of animals don't mix – until one autumn evening at the masked ball organized by Eva's father in honor of his daughter. | Read More
Drama, Action, Animation, Science Fiction
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THE CIRCLE

  • Section: Gala
  • Release Year: 2017
  • Runtime: 110 minutes
  • Directed By: James Ponsoldt
  • Country: USA
When Mae (Emma Watson) is hired to work for the world’s largest and most powerful tech and social media company, she sees it as an opportunity of a lifetime. As she rises through the ranks, she is encouraged by the company’s founder, Eamon Bailey (Tom Hanks), to engage in a groundbreaking experiment that pushes the boundaries of privacy, ethics and ultimately her personal freedom. Her participation in the experiment, and every decision she makes begin to affect the lives and future of her friends, family and that of humanity. | Read More
Drama, Thriller, Science Fiction
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CRYPT TV'S MONSTER MADNESS

  • Section: Tribeca N.O.W. Special Screenings
  • Release Year: 2017
  • Runtime: 28 minutes
  • Country: USA
Crypt TV’s Monster Madness features some of the best and biggest character shorts from the digital brand's scaremakers. From a stunningly terrifying protector of the bullied to a child’s toy that reveals horrors around every corner of a suburban home to the real life tale of a man whose body is stretched and pierced into a piece of daring art, Crypt shorts proudly embrace the horror lifestyle.

After the screening: A conversation with filmmaker Eli Roth, Crypt TV Chief Content Officer, Kate Krantz, and Crypt TV filmmakers Gabriel Younes, Anthony Melton, and Ben Franklin. Moderated by Crypt TV CEO & Co-Founder, Jack Davis. | Read More
Drama, Horror, Thriller, Science Fiction
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DEVIL'S GATE

  • Section: Midnight
  • Release Year: 2017
  • Runtime: 94 minutes
  • Directed By: Clay Staub
  • Country: USA, Canada
Struggling to overcome a recent professional tragedy, a tough-as-nails FBI agent (Amanda Schull) heads to a small North Dakota town to investigate the disappearance of a local woman and her young son. The search leads to the missing woman’s husband’s (Milo Ventimiglia) secluded farm, on which answers, new mysteries, and God-fearing terrors await. Not to mention, they need to figure out what is going on down in the basement. | Read More
Thriller, Science Fiction, First Time Filmmaker
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THE ENDLESS

  • Section: US Narrative Competition
  • Release Year: 2017
  • Runtime: 111 minutes
  • Directed By: Justin Benson, Aaron Moorhead, and Aaron Moorhead
  • Country: USA
Years after escaping a cult as teenagers, brothers Aaron and Justin return to their former home after receiving a mysterious message. While Aaron is quickly drawn back into the fold, Justin remains uneasy. However, neither can deny it when strange events begin happening that seem to mirror the cult’s unusual axioms. Following their Tribeca breakout, Resolution, Justin Benson and Aaron Moorhead direct and star in another intensely original genre hybrid. | Read More
Horror, Thriller, Science Fiction, TFF Alumni
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THE ESCAPE

  • Section: Shorts
  • Release Year: 2017
  • Runtime: 18 minutes
  • Directed By: Paul Franklin
  • Country: U.K.
The Escape asks whether one day we'll all dream of ordinary lives via the story of Lambert, a normal man who, out of his element in a dangerous part of town, negotiates with the mysterious Kellan for the chance to escape into a fantasy of his own choosing. | Read More
Drama, Science Fiction, First Time Filmmaker
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PINEAPPLE

  • Section: Tribeca N.O.W. Special Screenings
  • Release Year: 2017
  • Runtime: 23 minutes
  • Directed By: Arkasha Stevenson
  • Country: USA
The local coal mine in the town of Black Rock becomes a crime scene when a miner’s daughter is assaulted in its tunnels. She utters only one word, which leaves the town baffled: “pineapple.” Tensions rise as the mine’s opportunistic owner uses the investigation as an excuse to shutter the dying operation indefinitely. | Read More
Drama, Female Director(s), Horror, Thriller, Science Fiction, Female Screenwriter(s)
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YOYO

  • Section: Tribeca N.O.W. Special Screenings
  • Release Year: 2017
  • Runtime: 16 minutes
  • Country: USA
Caroline can’t stand that she is a virgin...And then the world ends. In post-apocalyptic Los Angeles, after a dust storm has wiped out humanity, she meets Francis and is convinced that he’s the man to pop her cherry. YOYO is a heartfelt, dark comedy about finding meaning in life, even when life ceases to exist. | Read More
Drama, Female Director(s), Comedy, Science Fiction, Female Screenwriter(s), African American Director(s)

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