Reel Science Presents: Damnation Alley
After a horrific nuclear assault, three soldiers band together in a special all-terrain land cruiser and head for Albany, NY-the only American city to be spared in the attack. As they travel through the post-nuke wastelands, they pick up a beautiful woman and an incorrigible teenager (Jackie Earle Haley) while battling mutant insects, packs of violent survivors and brutal electrical storms that savage the already barren plains.
Samuel, an aging hippie musician living in Spain’s Formentera Island, receives a surprise visit from his daughter and her son. She delivers unexpected news and leaves her son in the care of Samuel, leading to unexpected changes in his life.
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Set in the Holy Land in the first century C.E., a young woman leaves her small fishing village and traditional family behind to join a radical new social movement. At its head is a charismatic leader, Jesus of Nazareth, who promises that the world is changing. Mary is searching for a new way of living, and an authenticity that is denied her by the rigid hierarchies of the day. As the notoriety of the group spread and more are drawn to follow Jesus’ inspirational message, Mary’s spiritual journey places her at the heart of a story that will lead to the capital city of Jerusalem, where she must confront the reality of Jesus’ destiny and her own place within it.
German Currents Presents: "PÜNKTCHEN & ANTON"
Ten-year-old Anton grows up fatherless. When his mother falls ill, he takes over her job in the ice-cream parlour. His performance at school deteriorates accordingly. When his teacher Bremser also declares his intention to punish him for a mild brawl, his friend Luise Pogge, also known as "Pünktchen", takes the initiative and tells the teacher about the boy's problems. Anton is afraid that when his night - time job becomes public knowledge, he and his mother might lose the job and the sorely needed money. However, Pünktchen commits to helping out Anton and together try to find solutions to Anton’s many problems.
A young man who is curious about his deceased parents' past takes a food journey to Singapore where he uncovers more than just delicious meals.
Jacques is an older writer from Paris. Arthur is a young student in Rennes. They instantly fall in love. But they'll have to face rejection and sickness to keep it that way.
All projects completed during the Spring 2019 edition of the Teen Producers Project will be screened for family, friends, and community members. All proceeds go towards sustaining the program, off-setting staff costs, and need equipment replacements.
Reel Science Presents: The Fly
When scientist Seth Brundle (Jeff Goldblum) completes his teleportation device, he decides to test its abilities on himself. Unbeknownst to him, a housefly slips in during the process, leading to a merger of man and insect. Initially, Brundle appears to have undergone a successful teleportation, but the fly's cells begin to take over his body. As he becomes increasingly fly-like, Brundle's girlfriend (Geena Davis) is horrified as the person she once loved deteriorates into a monster.
German Currents Presents: "Wings of Desire"
Wings of Desire is one of cinema’s loveliest city symphonies. Bruno Ganz is Damiel, an angel perched atop buildings high over Berlin who can hear the thoughts—fears, hopes, dreams—of all the people living below. But when he falls in love with a beautiful trapeze artist, he is willing to give up his immortality and come back to earth to be with her. Made not long before the fall of the Berlin wall, this stunning tapestry of sounds and images, shot in black and white and color by the legendary Henri Alekan, is movie poetry. And it forever made the name Wim Wenders synonymous with film art.