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Ain't It Cool News; Advance Review: World Premiering this week at Other Worlds Austin!

The claustrophobic locked room mystery takes a new and deadly level of intensity in DOMAIN, a sci fi end of the world thriller that is top notch from beginning to end.

Austin Chronicle; Enter the Domain With Other Worlds Austin

Directed by Nathaniel Atcheson (also responsible for Austin Film Festival comedy award-winner Herpes Boy), it follows seven survivors of a world-ending apocalypse. Or rather, doesn't follow them, since they're all locked in individual bunkers, sealed in until the mysterious Saharan flu abates. The only way to stay in contact is through a video link system called Domain. 

Austin Chronicle; Unlocking the Secrets of Prisoner X

"We have nothing to fear but fear itself," as FDR said. When writer/director Gaurav Seth adapted post-9/11 sci-fi story “Truth” into his sci-fi thriller Prisoner X, he said, his purpose was “to understand this psychology of paranoia, and how dangerous it is, and how easy it is to exploit.” Seth’s movie receives its Austin premiere this week as part of the Other Worlds Austin sci-fi film festival’s year-round programming.

Lights Camera Austin; Interview: Iqbal Ahmed, writer/director, ​"The Answer"

Hebert plays Bridd; Alexis Carra plays Charlotte. Other Worlds Austin will screen The Answer at 9 p.m. May 19 at the Flix Brewhouse in Round Rock. The Answer marks the directorial debut of Iqbal Ahmed. 

Slackerwood: Interviews 'Apt 3D' Filmmakers/Stars

"The Other Worlds Austin SciFi Film Festival closed out its inaugural event with the world premiere of Apt 3D, a psychological thriller set in New York in the dead of winter. Newly transplanted couple Erin (Maxxe Sternbaum) and Ben (Zack Imbrogno) struggle with new confining environs, unsure of what is imaginary and what may be real -- and whether their neighbors are the source of the enigma."