Sci-Fi-London 2021
Warning Warning
Warning and Glasshouse
12 Months Of Kai (Country: Japan; Year: 2020; Director: Mutsumi Kameyama; Stars: Ayaka Nakagouchi, Kosei Kudo)
A Tokyo career woman struggles to cope with her feelings for her personal care robot.
Esluna - Crown Of Babylon (Country: Canada; Year: 2021; Director: Denver Jackson)
A treasure hunter teams up with a stranger from another world to try to track down a powerful relic and save her mentor.
Exposure 36 (Country: US; Year: 2021; Director: Mackenzie G Mauro; Stars: Charles Ouda, Jennifer Leigh Whitehead, Nick Smithson)
As the end of the world approaches, a photographer tries to capture the final days, but his plan is disrupted when his friend goes missing.
Glasshouse (Country: South Africa; Year: 2021; Director: Kelsey Egan; Writer: Emma Lungiswa De Wet, Kelsey Egan; Stars: Jessica Alexander, Hilton Pelser, Brent Vermeulen, Adrienne Pearce, Kitty Harris, Anja Taljaard)
Safe within their glasshouse sanctuary, a family survives a memory-shredding neurotoxin that has poisoned the air outside - until a stranger forces them to confront a truth they have done their best to forget.
The High Frontier - The Untold Story Of Gerard K O'Neill (Country: US; Year: 2020; Director: Ryan Stuit)
A documentary about the visionary author of The High Frontier: Human Colonies In Space.
Strawberry Mansion Strawberry Mansion
Strawberry Mansion and Repeat
Moon Heart (Country: Peru; Year: 2021; Director: Aldo Salvini; Stars: Haydeé Cáceres)
A mechanical angel brings hope to a forsaken homeless woman whose only friend is an ant.
Night Raiders (Country: Canada, New Zealand; Year: 2021; Director: Danis Goulet; Writer: Danis Goulet; Stars: Amanda Plummer, Shaun Sipos, Eric Osborne, Elle-Máijá Tailfeathers, David MacInnis, Alex Tarrant, Gail Maurice, Birva Pandya, Pamela Matthews, Suzanne Cyr, Violet Nelson, Elena Khan, Brooklyn Letexier-Hart, Kevin Allan Hess, Scott Barker)
In a dystopian future, children are considered property of the military regime which trains them to fight in a state boarding school. A Cree woman tries to get her daughter back.
Repeat (Country: UK; Year: 2021; Director: Richard Miller; Writer: Richard Miller; Stars: Charlotte Ritchie, Nina Wadia, Tom England, Ellila-Jean Wood)
An inventor whose daughter is missing develops a device which he believes he can use to communicate with the dead.
Strawberry Mansion (Country: US; Year: 2021; Director: Kentucker Audley, Albert Birney; Writer: Kentucker Audley, Albert Birney; Stars: Penny Fuller, Kentucker Audley, Grace Glowicki, Reed Birney, Linas Phillips, Constance Shulman)
In a world where the government records and taxes dreams, an unassuming dream auditor gets swept up in a cosmic journey through the life and dreams of an ageing eccentric named Bella. Together, they must find a way back home.
Tiong Bahru Social Club (Country: Singapore; Year: 2020; Director: Bee Thiam Tan; Writer: Bee Thiam Tan, Antti Toivonen; Stars: Thomas Pang, Guat Kian Goh, Jalyn Han, Noorlinah Mohamed)
Ah Bee goes on a comedic odyssey through Tiong Bahru Social Club, a data-driven project to create the happiest neighbourhood in the world. Little by little, his encounters with the neighbourhood's residents reveal the absurdity of life.
Tune Into The Future (Country: Luxembourg; Year: 2020; Director: Eric Schockmel)
A documentary about Hugo Gernsback and his contributions to technology, futurism and science fiction.
Visitor (Country: Spain; Year: 2021; Director: Alberto Evangelio; Stars: Jan Cornet, Iria del Rio, Miquel Fernández)
A woman who lost her sister to a terrible accident years earlier discovers a portal to another reality, one where her sister is alive and grown-up - and has a warning for her.
Warning (Country: US, Canada; Year: 2021; Director: Agata Alexander; Writer: Agata Alexander, Jason Kaye, Rob Michaelson; Stars: Annabelle Wallis, Kylie Bunbury, Alice Eve, Thomas Jane, Alex Pettyfer, Rupert Everett)
The meaning of life explored through multiple interconnected lives set in the near future.

59th New York Film Festival early bird highlights Futura, Jane By Charlotte, James Baldwin: From Another Place and The Velvet Underground

More news and features

Playing Now

Eye For Film continues to support festivals both locally and across the world. At the moment, we're covering:

Karlovy Vary International Film Festival

The 48th edition of the San Francisco festival

Docs Ireland

Transilvania International Film Festival
Key international festival in Romania

Sheffield DocFest
The UK's best known factual film festival

In the Archive

Archive of festival coverage.

Daily diary and reviews from 2005-2018.

Coverage of the lynchpin German festival.