Isa Arciniegas, Emily Marso, Mary Williamson
Addison Heimann, Ginsberg Madison
Sassy Computer Productions
The USA is represented by an eclectic trio of works this year: A virtual dating app opens unique windows of possibility for two agoraphobic women in SWIPE UP, VIVIAN! (World Premiere). A lighthearted yet pertinent comedic science-fiction romance, directed by Hannah Welever and scripted by Addison Heimann, returning to this showcase following last year’s AVA IN THE END.
Unlock the puzzle that is MINOR PREMISE and confront a plethora of fascinating questions of self and psyche.
Noah Hutton’s speculative LAPSIS is an alt-present sci-fi thriller most relevant to the horror of our current, late-capitalist moment.
Anthony Scott Burns
Dreams twist. Nightmares come true. A distinctive and compelling work of dark science fiction/horror that haunts the space between wakefulness and sleep.