Salford Sci-Fi Film Festival 2016

In 2016, there were TWO evenings of films imagining different kinds of futures
PLUS an exhibition of sketches of imagined futures by local people

At: Salford Arts Theatre

On: 17th-18th June 2016

These are the films we screened:

Sci-Film Film Shorts:

Film title Director Origin Year Audience rating (1-5*)
JohnnyExpress Kyungmin Woo South Korea 2014 4.5*
Electric Soul Joni Männistö Finland 2013 3*
The Planets Andy Martin UK 2014 3.5*
A Morning Stroll Grant Orchard UK 2012 3.6*
Un Monde Meilleur (A Better World) Sacha Feiner Belgium / Switzerland 2012 4*
Feature film:

40th Anniversary of this epic film

Here is a list of films that we thought about showing:

Title Director Country Year Time* Rating Screener
Luminaris Juan Pablo Zaramella Argentina 2011 7 PG
Punctuwool Jacob Streilein USA 2013 4 PG
Caldera PG
Varmints PG
Big Bang Big Boom Not Blu 2010 10 PG
Dubstep Dispute Jason Giles USA 2012 2 PG
Light Forms Malcolm Sutherland Canada 2010 4 PG
Shelved James Cunningham New Zealand 2013 6 PG
The Attack Of The Robots From Nebula 5 Chema García Ibarra Argentina 2008 6 PG
Umbra Malcolm Sutherland Canada 2010 6 PG
Sight  Eran May-raz and Daniel Lazo Israel 2012 8 15
The Life and Death of Tommy Chaos and Stacey Danger  Michael Lukk Litwak USA 2014 7 15
World of Tomorrow Don Hertzfeldt USA 2015 17 PG
Alien Repair Guy Øystein Moe, Alexander Somma Netherlands 2013 9 PG
A different perspective Chris O’Hara France 2012 2 PG
House of small cubes Kunio Katō Japan 2008 12 PG


This Film Festival was supported by the School for the Built Environment (SOBE) at the University of Salford and run by Dr Jessica Symons, Laura Ager and Suzie Goodfellow