From the press release:

The Philip K. Dick Science Fiction Film Festival’s Director Curated Highly Anticipated One-Night Only Event

Brooklyn, N.Y. August 13, 2013 – A night of science fiction will be presented at Anthology Film Archives as part of the center’s NewFilmmakers series. Daniel Abella, the famed director of The PhilipK. Dick Science Fiction Film Festival led the curation for the momentous special program to be held on Wednesday, August 28. The one-night only lineup features four thrilling film shorts from the minds of talented filmmakers who showcase the infinite world of science fiction.


SILENT THREAT: PRELUDE By Aldo Romero (2013, 15 Minutes)

A former reporter who came across a Roswell-type wreckage of a space craft in 1986 joins the social media site “Silent Threat” dedicated to UFO abductees to spread his message of extraterrestrial existence after years of censorship.

THE EXIT ROOM By Todd Wiseman Jr. (2013, 10 Minutes)

In 2021, imprisoned journalist Joseph Michaels faces government execution as he contemplates a desperate escape attempt in order to return to his wife and newborn.

MICROTIME By Nir Yaniv (2013, 15 Minutes)

Bernie Eckstein, a young physics PhD student is about to test the time machine he built out of the microwave oven in his kitchen. He sets a camera to document the experiment but the machine begins to jump into the future and he must stop it before things go too far.

THE HOUSE By Marcia Goetsch (2013, 15 Minutes)

A woman and an artificially intelligent house are shackled by their symbiotic relationship in world of the future.

The science fiction special program will lead an entire night of films as part of Anthology Film Archive’s NewFilmmakers series on Wednesday, August 28, 2013 at 32 Second Avenue New York, NY 10003 beginning at 6pm. For more information including further scheduling and film listings please visit and always be sure to stay informed of all ongoing announcements from The Philip K. Dick Science Fiction Film Festival on the Facebook page at and Twitter page at PhilipKDickFest.

For more information please contact:

Daniel Abella, Curator/Festival Director Program Office: 917-362-9337

Email: [email protected]

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