Life Begins at Rewirement

by Trevin Matcek

Simon Ender struggles with his decision to commit his elderly mother into a revolutionary nursing home alternative that has solved the rapidly growing Senior Citizen overpopulation.

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The Living

by Julian Breece

Organ Harvesting Initiative surgeon Isaac North visits a Colorado refugee town where quadriplegic Luther Hillman has signed up to be euthanized in return for his wife’s medical care, his organs harvested for more “productive” citizens.

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Mister Green

by Greg Pak

In this parable about change, a jaded government undersecretary becomes the unwitting test subject for an experimental program to curb global warming.

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The Other Side

by Amyn Kaderali

A family struggles to escape a stark economic wasteland in hopes of immigrating illegally to a new land of opportunity.

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PIA

by Tanuj Chopra

When a woman in mourning encounters a mysterious wandering service android, she is forced to redefine its conceptions of humanity, relationships, and family.

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Plastic Bag

by Ramin Bahrani

Struggling with its immortality, a discarded plastic bag (voiced by Werner Herzog) ventures through the environmentally barren remains of America as it searches for its maker.

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Play

by David Kaplan and Eric Zimmerman

Society’s obsession with video and online gaming has advanced to the point that virtual environments are indistinguishable from physical ones.

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Promised Land

by Joseph Lin

Refugees from the dystopian future are immigrating to the past, and citizen watch groups have formed to stop them. On his first “border patrol,” teenage Jackson must choose between his father’s principles and his own sense of humanity.

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Refuge

by Mohammad Gorjestani

A cyber attack on the United States Immigration database puts Sonia at risk of being deported back to Iran. But remaining in the U.S. may come at a greater price than she’s willing to pay.

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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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