Flickers' VORTEX Sci-Fi, Fantasy & Horror Film Festival

Wednesday, October 18, 2017

6:30 PM-8:00 PM

Cost: Free

Providence Public Library
150 Empire Street
Providence, RI 02903

Auditorium (3rd Floor)

Wed, 2017-10-18 18:30 - 20:00



Water Path For A Fish | Maria Carbajosa, Director | 8 min. | Colombia, 2015. It's a starry night when Oscar sees from his window... a little goldfish jumping on a dirty puddle! Two cats are watching from the shadows. Oscar will help the goldfish through a rampant adventure in a nighty Latin American, with the lack os water as a backdrop.

Contact | Katy Want, Director | 8 min. | United Kingdom, 2017. Stranded on a distant planet, a lonely astronaut sends out a signal in search of human contact.

Crimson Man | Mike Pappa, Director | 22 min. | USA, 2017. Set in a war-torn land of man vs. machine, Wei, a young runaway boy in search of his father, must ally with an unstable war-robot named Red or be hunted down by his overseers.

Nimmer | Lieven Vanhove, Director | 16 min. | Belgium, 2016. A man must find the ultimate solution to rescue his wife on the collapsing side of a huge gap.

Orient City: Ronin & The Princess | Ryan Colucci, Director | 19 min. | USA, 2017. When a little girl's family is assassinated in the unforgiving Orient City, the broken down, opium-addicted Ronin charged with protecting her sets out to exact brutal revenge on those responsible.

Bleached | Amod Damle, Director | 6 min. | USA, 2017. Scarlet the paint tube sets off on a path of revenge and leads an army of Reds into battle against their fellow colors. The Reds win the war and celebrate the creation of a monochromatic world only to realize that the war is far from over.

Only Lovers Leave to Die | Vladimir Kanic, Director | 7 min. | Croatia/Canada, A film about a girl whose brain smells like cookies, her imaginary dog and a world made of painted film stock. Love, death and tears included, of course.

A Narrative Film | Michael Edwards, Director | 8 min. | USA. The most narrative narrative never narrated. It has a beginning, a middle, and an end…. It is at once both a three-act assault on the conceit of the traditional narrative, as well as a futile attempt to escape the narrative impulse of cinema.

Meeting Macguttin | Catya Plate, Director | 10 min. | USA. In a post-apocalyptic future where humanity has fallen apart, a group of scientists and an animated sign complete the construction of a new human race and meet a groundhog climatologist who prepares them for their mission to restore balance to the decimated Earth.

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