The Lille Philip K Dick Science Fiction and Supernatural Film Festival

Saturday, October 22

L'Hybride,  
18, rue Gosselet
59000 Lille, France
http://lhybride.org/
Tél. : + 33 (0)3 20 53 24 84

7:00 - 11:00 pm


This year's theme is The Edge of the Human-Who are we and do we have a future?

BLOCK ONE

Theme: The Edge of the Human

7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

 

Clones


Dir: Rafael Bolliger
14 min.
Switzerland, 2015

In the far future, a professor of quantum physics is about to undergo surgery to remove his brain tumor and is offered a backup of his brain for safety reasons. The professor begins to doubt he will still be himself if something goes wrong since according to quantum theory his identity cannot be copied. When his thoughts affect the copying process, the doctor insists on compleating the backup. Will the professor be smart enough to survive?" Starring Rutger Hauer of Blade Runner fame.

 

 

The Last Journey of Paul WR

DIr: Romain Quirot
17 min.
France, 2015

The red moon threatens the existence of our planet. Mankind only hope lies upon the shoulders of the enigmatic Paul WR, the most talented astronaut of his generation. Mysteriously, a few hours before the mission launch, Paul has disappeared.

 

 

Will I Scatter Away


Dir: Emma Penaz Eisner
5 min.
USA, 2015

Danger threatens a man seeking himself in a dream-like landscape. Young filmmaker Emma Penaz Eisner created this award-winning, surrealistic thriller about a man's encounter with menace and desperation. With live action sequences shot in San Francisco and its surrounding locales, the film also contains experimental stop motion animation using time-lapse photography, multimedia artwork, and cut-outs. A dissonant original soundtrack punctuates the unsettling imagery. 

 

 

 

JAKOB


Dir: Eymeric Jorat
16 min.
France, 2015

Jakob, a humanoid robot, has just committed the first crime on a human. Intended to be destroy, a
lawyer will try to save him. Together they have 12 hours to explain this murder. 12 hours before the jugement.

 

 


Enfilade


Dir: David Coyle
10 min.
USA, 2015

A man awakens in a white room with two doors. Each door loops into the other. The only objects within the room are a red ball and a revolver containing a single bullet. How do you escape a loop?

 

 

Vardoger

Dir Ludovic de Gaillande
15 min.
France, 2015

While several murders bloodying the city, a photographer feels persecuted by an unseen presence.

 

Forbidden Beach


Dir: Thierry Los
7 min.
France, 2015

Two Surfin' Robots, laid back, are at the beach waiting for the right wave. However, they are not the only ones. This action movie full of tenderness and poetry brings up the codes of surf culture in a fun and warped way.

 

 

The Diary of Theodore Kracklite

Dir:Jacques Lœuille 
15 min.
France, 2016

It's about an archaeological expedition from the twenties, on the tracks of Elephas Falconeri, a dwarf elephant, a real creature which existed and which borders on the edge of the legendary Cyclops, and, of which Theodore Kracklite found fossilised skulls in undersea caverns in Sicily.

 

Q & A with Directors:  9:00pm - 9:30PM

(Thierry Ros director of Forbidden Beach and Eymeric Jorat. director of Jakob will be attending screening.)

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BLOCK TWO

Theme: The Rise of the Powers

9:00 pm - 11:00 pm

Future Perfect

Dir: Nick Citton
11 Min
USA, 2014

Somewhere between then and now, a time traveler defies his orders, and compromises a future he cannot un-learn. Starring Zachary Quinto (Star Trek, American Horror Story) and Robert Baker (Mad Men, Lone Ranger) "Future Perfect" was entirely funded by the MPPIA Film Award.

 

 


Kosmodrome


Dir: Youcef Mahmoudi
15 min.
FRANCE/ITALY, 2015


In a KGB bunker, the day after man landed on the Moon, a woman with psychic powers gets brainwashed to kill the head of NASA.

 

 

Savages


Dir: Milo Gony
10 min.
France
, 2015

On a dark night, an isolated village closed its doors to children who sought refuge. Dawn brings them a bad omen. A punitive hunting will seek to destroy the terrible children by fire.

 

 

Quenottes (Pearlies)

Dir: Pascal Thiebaux
12 min.
France, 2016

Quenottes (Pearlies) is a story about a little mouse, but not just any mouse. It is THE little mouse, or tooth fairy, of your childhood. The one that brought you your first coin in exchange for the tooth under your pillow.  In everybody's mind, the little mouse is a benevolent and generous character... What if it isn't ? What if it is actually a neurotic psychopath obsessing about its collection of dental trophies? 

If a tooth is missing, it simply must be replaced. By any means necessary...

 

 

Chronos


Dir: Martin Kazimir
11 min.
Slovakia, 2015

A troubled old businessman finds himself looking at the world upside down through a hotel room where time runs backwards.

 

 

Reality+

Dir:Coralie Fargeat
22 minutes,
France
, 2014

In a near future, the brain chip 'Reality+' acts on your sensory perceptions and allows you to see yourself with the perfect physique you've always dreamed.