Boston Sci-Fi Festival Returns February 5th- 15th!

Wyatt Muma ’18 / Emertainment Monthly Assistant Movies Editor

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Salma Hayek in Tale of Tales. Photo Credit: IFC.
The first few months of the year can often seem dismal for film fans. The onslaught of oscar hopefuls is subsiding and the theaters are typically filled with half-baked genre pictures, summer blockbusters still far off in the distance. Luckily for those ever-lucky Boston audiences, the Boston Sci-Fi Film Festival is returning to the Somerville Theater from February 5th to the 15th! In it’s 41st year, the festival is the oldest genre specific fest in the States, and promises to provide plenty of exciting viewing opportunities. Included in this years lineup are classics such as Attack of the 50 Foot Woman, locally shot movies like Space People, and international shorts like The Man Who Caught a Mermaid. Check out the rest of the lineup below!
Friday February 5th
400 Days (Dir. Matt Osterman) 5:00 pm
The Survivalist (Dir. Stephen Fingleton) 7:00 pm
Mafia: Survival Game (Dir. Sarik Andreasyan) 9:00pm
Saturday, February 6th
Embers (Dir. Claire Carré) 3:00 pm
Arrowhead (Dir. Jesse O’Brien) 5:00pm
Ctrl Alt Delete (Dir. James Cox) 5:00pm
House of Time (Dir. Jonathan Helpert) 7:00pm
Astraea (Dir. Kristjan Thor) 8:00pm
Einstein’s God Model (Dir. Philip Johnson) 9:00pm
Sunday, February 7th
Displacement (Dir. Kenneth Mader) 2:45pm
Skyquake (Dir. Sandy Robson) 5:00pm
Polder (Dir. Julian M. Grünthal, Samuel Schwarz) 7:00pm
Gravity Sucks 7:30pm
Monday, February 8th
Critcal Mass (Local Shorts) 5:00pm
Merge (Dir. Justin Bull) 7:00pm
Space People (Dir. Adam Griswold) 9:00pm
Tuesday, February 9th
Dual City (Dir. Yokna Hasegawa) 5:00pm
Sibyl’s Eye (Shorts) 5:30pm
Fanarchy (Dir. Donna Davies) 7:00pm
Pluto Was Dissed (Shorts) 7:30pm
Vintage Tomorrows (Dir. Byrd McDonald) 9:00pm
Wednesday, February 10th
Equilibrium Effervescent 5:30pm
Attack of the 50 Foot Woman 7:15pm
Cepheids ‘R Us (Shorts) 8:00pm
Beast from 20,000 Fathoms 8:45pm
Thursday, February 11th
Alienated (Dir. Brian Ackley) 5:00pm
The Phoenix Incident (Dir. Keith Arem) 7:00pm
The Seventh Victim (Dir. Mark Robson) 9:00pm
Friday, February 12th
This Giant Papier Mache Boulder is Really Heavy (Dir. Christian Nicolson) 5:00pm
Project-M (Dir. Eric Picolli) 7:00pm
Reconnoiter (Dir. Neil Rowe) 9:00pm
Saturday, February 13th
Somnio (Dir. Travis Milloy) 5:00pm
Native (Dir. Daniel Fitzsimmons) 7:00pm
Tale of Tales (Dir. Matteo Garrone) 9:00pm
Sunday, February 14th- Monday February 15th
Marathon A.K.A. “the ‘thon”
 

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