Evening of Latin American Sci-Fi Shorts
Directed by: Various
Thursday, January 4, 2018, 6pm
Join us for an evening of short science fiction films from across the Americas!
Ataque del Pánico
dir. Fede Alvarez, Uruguay
dir. Keiichi Matsuda, Colombia
dir. J. Javier Velasco, Mexico
dir. Barry Jenkins, USA
dir. Santiago Aguirre. Mexico
These film are presented in conjunction with the exhibition Mundos Alternos: Art and Science Fiction in the Americas, on view at UCR ARTSblock from September 16, 2017 through February 4, 2018. The film program is curated by Sherryl Vint, Director of the Speculative Fiction and Cultures of Science program at UCR, with support from Nikolay Maslov, Curator of Film and Media Projects at UCR ARTSblock.
Mundos Alternos: Art and Science Fiction in the Americas is part of Pacific Standard Time: LA/LA, a far-reaching and ambitious exploration of Latin American and Latino art in dialogue with Los Angeles, taking place from September 2017 through January 2018 at more than 70 cultural institutions across Southern California. Pacific Standard Time is an initiative of the Getty. The presenting sponsor is Bank of America.
Major support for Mundos Alternos is provided through grants from the Getty Foundation.