SCI-FI & ACTION SHORTS

Wednesday April 24, 2019   2pm

GEORGIA COLLEGE ARTS & SCIENCES AUDITORIUM

SCI-FI

&

ACTION

THE ASSASSIN'S APPRENTICE

Director: Russell Emanuel
   15 min

Cast: Tarah Paige, Robert Picardo, Marina Sirtis, Rico E Anderson, Reka Dawn

A coming of age story about Kaylee, an apprentice assassin, and her relationship with Pete, her trainer, and Miranda, their handler. Kaylee, like a rebellious teenager, simultaneously wants approval and independence from Pete and Miranda. When assigned her first solo hit, Kaylee immediately disobeys orders and goes off course, chasing a Freerunner drone, often with hilarious results. In the end, Kaylee accomplishes her mission, but realizes that she is not yet ready to go it alone.

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THOSE WHO CAN DIE

Director: Charlotte Cayeax
 19 min

Cast: Zoé Garcia, Lilas Richard

Zoé, 15 years old, enters a strict boarding school. Around her, pupils are playing and attending classes with faded eyes. Through their obsequious facade, the supervisors’ violence lurks. One day Zoé meets Marie and understands what they are destined for.

GENESIS

 10 min
Directors: Dale Metz & Ted Souppa

Cast: Emily Norcia, Lily Cardone

Anticipating a nuclear holocaust on Earth, the mission Genesis was launched with four women and thousands of fertilized eggs - zygotes. All does not go as planned. 

CONTROL

Director: Carroll Brown
 14 min

Cast: C. Thomas Howell, Jaimi Paige

 

A scientist trapped by herself on an outpost near Jupiter after the death of her companion begins to imagine, or realize, that she is not alone after all.

GREATER GOOD

Director: Andrea Ashton
  8 min

Cast: Miranda Plant, Lauren Kneteman, Anneliese Lee-Reid

When a pregnant woman receives an unexpected visit from two strangers she is faced with making an unthinkable decision.

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KOMMANDO 1944

Director: Derek Quick
 16 min

Cast: Daniel Joo, Jeff Seid, Bejo Dohmen, John Manahan

July 1944, An Asian American soldier Corporal Soo is thrown into a Nazi work camp on a farm in Germany as his family back home in America are forced into an American Japanese concentration camp in Manzanar California. The allied soldiers think Soo is a Japanese soldier and segregate him. Soo must fight to let go of the past in order to be set free.

DEEP DIVE

Director: Mohammad Soleimanifeijani
 6 min

Cast: Alexia Ali Pearl

In the near future, everyone sees the city through their own set of augmented reality contact lenses. Through these digital screens, it is possible for them to curate their experience of the world, - just like an online network bubble that has become part of the physical world. Here a young Persian refugee arrives at the border of Los Angeles and is given a mandatory set of government-issued immigrant transition AR lenses. Shut out of other people’s reality she slowly descends into a new form of digital alienation.

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