Brigidy Bram: The Kendal Hanna Story
Bahamian painter Kendal Hanna endured years of 1950s-era electroshock therapy before emerging to create a body of work described as “a gold mine.” Artists and scientists collaborate to explore Hanna's story and the forces that threatened to erase his memory, his work, and his name from history.
Directors: Laura Gamse, Toby Lunn
Producers: Kareem Mortimer, Bernard Myburgh
Darwin’s Baby follows the venture of an illustrator and a science-philosopher in their pursuit to draw a user’s manual for the human mind. A map of where the inbuilt program ends and the self begins.
Directors & Producers: Shenny A. Madrigal and Daniel B. Arvizu
End of Land
End of Land is an observational portrait of apocalypse, myth, and the human relationship with non-human nature, told through the explorations and interpretations of a mysterious new phenomenon: exploding methane deposits that open portals to the past and leave vast craters on Siberia’s Yamal Peninsula.
Director: Sara Dosa
Producers: Shane Boris, Anna Fitch, Elijah Stevens
Finding Your Voice
From vocalists to emcees, educators to artificial intelligence, our voices are something that define much of who we are, but which we often take for granted. Finding Your Voice explores our unique identity rooted in voice through the lens of science, technology, and culture, and the universal journey to find it.
Directors & Producers: Raúl O. Paz-Pastrana, Daniel Chein
In the dense forests of the Eastern Himalayas, a young woman scientist studies moths. A young man rediscovers the forest he has grown up with. The film follows their fascinating journey into the secret world of moths, inviting us to witness their beauty, their fragility in the face of rising temperatures and our own hidden connection with them.
Directors: Anirban Dutta and Anupama Srinivasan
Producer: Anirban Dutta
The world’s greatest astronomers have recently calculated that a new planet, never before seen by human eyes, lurks at the edge of our solar system. Now, the race is on to find it, and whoever succeeds will be responsible for one of the most momentous discoveries in history
Director: Daniel J. Clark
Producer: Caroline Clark, Nick Andert
Old worlds decolonise future worlds, migrant bodies prepare to settle on the moon. Through role-play, magic, and doppelgängers, Red Moon offers an experimental vision and template for future diasporas beyond Earth. How will the first children of the moon understand origins, borders and territories?
Director: Nelly Ben Hayoun-Stépanian
Producer: Luke W. Moody
Testosterone: The Movie
In an eye-opening exploration of the gender spectrum, we humans increasingly defy binary categories, while science has learned to measure biological sex by myriad factors. Is it time to socially redefine gender in more complex ways, beyond our narrow ideas of chromosomes and testosterone?
Director: Kimberly Reed
Producer: Louise Rosen
The Age of Loneliness
It is estimated that over 40% of the planet's insect species are flying towards a catastrophic demise. As the world enters the 6th wave of extinction, we need to prepare ourselves to live in a flowerless world, with silent forests and the collapse of functioning ecosystems. If we lose insects, who is to say humans aren't next? The Age of Loneliness is a look at the global fight to stop the impending insect apocalypse.
Director: Jenni Morello
Producer: Leslie Norville and Bennett Elliott
Wilfred Buck is a hybrid feature centering on a Cree elder who’s been called the Indiana Jones of Indigenous star knowledge. Weaving together his harrowing past and his present life with sky stories, we’ll move between the gutter and the stars to unpack colonization’s impact on Indigenous ways of knowing.
Director: Lisa Jackson
Producer: Lisa Jackson, Alicia Smith