This is the BLOCK I have been waiting for! SCI-FI
4PM-6PM | SATURDAY – LUSH LIFE THEATER (1320 Fillmore Street)
90 Minutes of the Fever by Joan Carlson
A family trapped in a house, airing all their long held secrets as the end of the world approaches
6PM-8PM | Sci-fi/Horror (1320 Fillmore Street)
SALTZ (short, 17min) by Dominique McClellan
SALTZ is an experimental horror narrative that intercuts footage from two different casts of actors. Frankie (Dominique McClellan and Andrew Vogel) enlists his recovering drug addict younger brother, Mike (Brian Egland & Stephen Stanley), to smuggle a load of a new designer drug into Louisiana. As Frankie struggles to keep Mike sober, Mike’s addictive drive reaches monstrous proportions.
Silverhead (short, 20min) by Lewis Vaughn –
A 300 lb. masked ax murderer terrorizes the streets of Chicago as a calculated hunter tracks him.
#VICTIM 505 (short, 9min) by Antwon Rollins –
Mr. McBride continues to suffer from horrible dreams and nightmares. Mr. McBride tries to fight his inner demons that leads him on a bloody killing spree to avenge the death of his parents . .Now regretful of the killings Mr. McBride dwells in the basement of the home he was raised in and every time he sleeps he is reminded of what he has done.
See You Yesterday (student, 15min) by Stefon Bristol –
Presented by Spike Lee, two Brooklyn teenage prodigies, C.J. Walker and Sebastian Thomas – determined to outwit fate and role-play as God – build make-shift time machines to save CJ’s brother, Calvin, from being wrongfully killed by a police officer.
Dvrker: Infinity Room (short, 16min) by Jonathan Jackson –
The daughter of a powerful senator is kidnapped, as Cinque Williams, a young African American lawyer, finds himself in a similar situation. As time ticks, Cinque tries to figure out why he’s in ‘The Infinity Room’ and discovers how American politics and rhetoric can turn into a battle of wits between the privilege and the rest of America, where the privileged pulls the strings.
Pushing (short, 9min) by Ryan LaPine –
A homeless man, living on the fringes of society, feels out of touch with the speed and exclusivity of his surroundings. He retreats into his imagination to a time where he was better capable of fitting in and was accepted by others. When he is disrupted by a police officer, he initially sees him as a grave threat. However, through an act of kindness, he learns that this
The Columbarium by Tyler Trumbo
Do you have to be alive to be considered part of a neighborhood? This short black and white film shot on Super 16mm explores the concept of death through the eyes of Emmitt Waston, the long-time caretaker of thousands of cremated remains at the Neptune Society Columbarium of San Francisco, and how we can still be a part of a community even after we go.