International science fiction/fantasy film festival on screen Oct. 25 at Museum of Work & Culture
WOONSOCKET – The Museum of Work & Culture will host a Flickers’ Vortex Sci-Fi, Fantasy, & Horror Film Festival event on Thursday, Oct. 25, at 7 p.m.
The Museum will screen a collection of sci-fi and fantasy films from around the world, including:
Gadhedo (Donkey) | Directed by Jai Sharma | India | 2018
This film is based on a folk story from Rajasthan, India; set in a small village that is stuck in time. The story unfolds the satirical journey of GORU (a naive washer man) who believes that MAATSA (the only teacher in the village) will be able to turn his donkey into a “Man.”
Hunting Season | Directed by Shannon Kohli | Canada | 2018
Callie (Hannah Levien), a small-town gas station attendant, has an unexpected encounter that will change the course of her life forever.
Time Traveler | Directed by Stephen Kenny | Ireland | 2017
A Back To The Future-obsessed traveller boy strives to finish building his own DeLorean replica before his family is evicted from its halting site.
Paleonaut | Directed by Eric McEver | England | 2017
A scientist studying the first human time traveller falls in love with her subject. But if her research succeeds they will become separated by eons of history. She must find a way to connect with him across the ages or lose him forever.
Funeral | Directed by Leah Shore | USA | 2018
A bereaved woman delivers a convoluted speech to a gathering of family and close friends. She then retreats to a waiting room where the surreal meets the real by a water cooler in this heavy, fertile, mourning comedy.
Chose Mentale | Directed by William Laboury | France
Ever since she became electro-sensitive, Ema lives isolated in her home, cut from the world. Her only link with the outside is mental, through her out-of-body experiences. But one day, two boys slid inside her house, thinking they were burglarizing an empty house. This meeting will throw Ema into her fears and her certainties.
Admission is $10, and tickets are available online at squareup.com/store/mowc or at the door.