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Remigration

by Barry Jenkins

In a future San Francisco that is entirely upper-class, the city starts a program to bring working-class families back to the city that pushed them out. When one such family returns, it must decide whether to stay.

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The Rise

by Garret Williams

In the radically altered housing market of the future, an older couple must forego their dreams of retirement and adapt to the ever-evolving definition of the American dream.

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Seed

by Hugo Perez

In an industry dominated by genetically modified seeds, a poor farmer struggles to survive. When he resorts to smuggling now-illegal organic seeds across borders he risks everything.

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Silver Sling

by Tze Chun

In the polarized economy of the near future, corporations offer incentives to their high-ranking female employees to pay for surrogate pregnancies and chemically accelerated births.

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Tent City

by Aldo Velasco

In a world where housing is granted only to the powerful few, a father who makes his living evicting the powerless must choose between his responsibilities and his moral principles.

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