Australian Sci-fi Showcase

EVENT 1

German Sci-fi Showcase

Saturday 27 February

Berlin Sci-fi Filmfest Logo

In conjunction with the Berlin Sci-Fi Filmfest, the Sydney Science Fiction Film Festival is thrilled to present a selection of the finest contemporary works of science fiction cinema from Germany and German-speaking territories. Screening at Actors Centre Australia.

EVENT 2

Berlin Sci-fi Filmfest Logo

Saturday to Sunday 3-4th April

Syndey Science Fiction Festival Logo
In conjunction with the Sydney Science Fiction Film Festival the Berlin Sci-fi Filmfest, is delighted to present a selection of the finest contemporary works of independent sci-fi from Australia. Due to COVID restrictions the screening will take place once again on XERB.TV.

AUSTRALIAN SCI-FI SHOWCASE PROGRAM

EQUIVALENCE (Dir: Luis Arnet; 10:00 mins) Convinced that they are the human, obsessed with being the only one of their genetic makeup in the universe, Hunters stalk their Equivalent. Blue blood is the only key to the hunter’s chase. The key to equivalence.

THE TRAVELER​ (Dir: Robert J. D’Ottavi; 07:06 mins) In the near future, an isolated man is tortured by his precious memories.

MILK​ (Dir: Kyle Lacey-Janetzki; 05:40 mins) When a young boy is torn away from his pink strawberry milkshake, his world transforms into a video game escapade to reunite him with his beloved sugary drink.

MR RACHEL (Dir: Oliver Bailey, Oliver Crawford-Smith (10:13 mins) Set in a hyper-sexualised dystopian future, world famous erotic poet Teddy Brown shares an enlightening encounter with a skeptical bartender.

BROLGA (Dir: Adrian Powers; 15:43 mins) In a ravaged future-Australia, a young girl fleeing murderous scavengers is forced to take shelter with an isolated hermit, who guards a priceless secret. With danger around every corner, can they learn to survive together?

THE OTHER SIDE​ (Dir: Hugo Duvergey; 14:18 mins) Bea hid and bore this oddity inside her, the Forbidden Thing. But today, she might have compromised herself and has to escape if she wants to survive.

A BLASTER IN THE RIGHT HANDS (A Star Wars Story) (Dir: Richard De Carvalho; 18:52 mins) On the trail of a crashed Imperial Shuttle, two bounty hunters collide over a valuable cargo, only to discover they’re not the only hired guns around.

MILK​ (Dir: Kyle Lacey-Janetzki; 05:40 mins) When a young boy is torn away from his pink strawberry milkshake, his world transforms into a video game escapade to reunite him with his beloved sugary drink.

STARSPAWN: OVERTURE​ (Dir: Travis Bain; 19:03 mins) Recently widowed farmer Randolph Sutton goes to collect his teenage daughter Amy from a party, but their routine drive home turns into a frightening close encounter, when the Suttons are stalked by a winged alien creature that seems intent on extracting Amy’s brain.

PROGRAM LENGTH: 01:53:54

MEDIA

‘Watch the Australian Sci-Fi Showcase Online April 3-4’
by Michele Chiappetta
written on 26/03/21
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‘Catch the Australian Sci-Fi Showcase Online April 3-4’
from The Fantasy Network News
written on 29th March 2021
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