Alert! CHAINED FOR LIFE will be in theater 6 and NOT 9. FUGUE will be in theaters 9 and 7.

Films: Science Fiction

  • LFO

    LFO

    Dir. Antonio Tublén
  • LFO
    A solitary man discovers audio frequencies that open the human mind wide to hypnotic suggestion and, ultimately, his total control in this slyly deadpan dark comedy from Sweden.
  • THE LOBSTER
    Somewhere in the near future, single people face a choice: Join a program to find a mate in 45 days or be transformed into an animal.
  • LOVEMILLA
    LOVEMILLA is a delightful peek at life and love in Finland, filled with all the usual zombies, black holes, giant pandas and superheros you’d expect from the land that gave us Renny Harlin.
  • LOVE AND SAUCERS
    David Huggins, a 72-year-old man who claims to have lost his virginity as a young man to an extraterrestrial being, turned to art to express his interspecies romance and lifelong relationship with the otherworldly.
  • MAGADHEERA
    Harsha, a dirt bike racer, lives for thrills. One day he crosses paths with Indu, a girl with whom he feels strangely connected. Through this bond, Harsha discovers his hidden identity: a reincarnated warrior king.
  • THE MAN WHO SAVES THE WORLD (AKA TURKISH STAR WARS)
    There has never been and will never be another film like THE MAN WHO SAVES THE WORLD, and your only chance to discover why is at this special Fantastic Fest screening!
  • Manifold
    Canuck character vet Stephen McHattie stars as a country sheriff investigating what appears to be a mass suicide, while miles away a computer tech developing a complex facial recognition program stumbles upon his own connection to the bizarre mystery. The latest from filmmaker and visual FX whiz Anthony Scott Burns, MANIFOLD has already been optioned for development as a feature.
  • THE MARTIAN
  • THE MIND’S EYE
    On the heels of his Fantastic Fest debut ALMOST HUMAN, Joe Begos returns with a classic battle of good versus evil.  A drifter with suppressed psychic powers must learn to unleash them to save the woman he loves.
  • The Naturalist
    What if you could take a drug to change your orientation? In a future where only the genetically-modified thrive, one man is faced with a horrible decision. One of the most poignant and disturbing bits of dystopian sci-fi we’ve seen this year.
  • THE NOSTALGIST
    When his glasses break, a man must leave his son alone in their hermetically-sealed apartment as he goes out to get them fixed. Ignoring his father’s instructions, the little boy follows him and learns the horrible truth about the outside world. Based on the award-winning short story by Daniel H. Wilson, THE NOSTALGIST is a stunning example of dystopian sci-fi whose ambitious production design is matched by its poignancy and emotional depth.
  • NOVA SEED
    Painstakingly hand-drawn by a single animator over four years, this saturated slice of lo-fi sci-fi pulp recalls both Moebius and Miyazaki as it ambitiously realizes an eclectic post-apocalyptic future populated by lion-men, brain-leeching slugs and Saturday Morning Cartoon villainy, the latter most memorably personified by the sublimely named Dr. Mindskull.
  • LOST GIRLS Book Launch: THE NUDE VAMPIRE presented by Kier-la Janisse
    Jean Rollin's THE NUDE VAMPIRE (1970) follows a sinister businessman who's keeping a young vampire girl captive and experimenting on her in the hope that he finds the key to eternal life.
  • Open Windows
    Nacho Vigalondo’s latest is a completely unique and endlessly creative thriller for the internet age, taking place entirely on a single computer desktop.
  • OVERLORD
    With only hours until D-Day, a team of American paratroopers drop into Nazi-occupied France to carry out a mission that’s crucial to the invasion's success. Tasked with destroying a radio transmitter atop a fortified church, the desperate soldiers join forces with a young French villager to penetrate the walls and take down the tower. But, in a mysterious Nazi lab beneath the church, the outnumbered G.I.s come face-to-face with enemies unlike any the world has ever seen. From producer J.J. Abrams, Overlord is a thrilling, pulse-pounding action adventure with a twist.
  • R100

    R100

    Dir. Hitoshi Matsumoto
  • R100
    The mad genius behind BIG MAN JAPAN returns to Fantastic Fest with his most crazed work yet, a brain-unraveling comic tale of male self-destruction.
  • RADIUS

    RADIUS

    Dir. Caroline Labrèche, Steeve Léonard
  • RADIUS
    When a man wakes up from a car crash with no memory of what happened, his first instinct is to find help. However, as he gets closer to civilization and other people, an ugly truth will rear its head and affect all those who surround him.
  • Realiti
    A time-warping drug leaves a young media exec caught up in a criminal case while questioning the very nature of existence and reality.