Screenings

Austin Chronicle; Astraea Sees the Future

The film (which receives its Austin debut this Thursday as part of the Other Worlds Austin festival's year-round programming) focuses on two intersecting couples, months after much of the world has been wiped out by a mysterious ailment known only as "the drops." Teen Astraea (Nerea Duhart) and her half-brother Matthew (Scotty Crowe) are trekking across Maine,

Austin Cinemaker Space; INTERVIEW with “Prisoner X” Director Gaurav Seth

As a part of their year round Premiere Series, Other Worlds Austin screened the science-fiction film Prisoner X, which is based on the novella Truth by Robert Reed. Being its Austin premiere, the film’s director Gaurav Seth was present at the screening for a Q & A.

An hour before the screening, at the Flix Brewhouse where they were hosting the screening, we sat down to chat with Gaurav about his new film.

Strange Kids Club; Other Worlds Austin’s ‘Prisoner X’ Premiere (Review)

Other Worlds Austin is at it again and they are premiering Prisoner X* next Thursday, June 23, 9:00 p.m., at Flix Brewhouse in Austin, Texas. Directed by Gaurav Seth and based on the Hugo-nominated novella “Truth” by Robert Reed, this gritty sci-fi is somewhat reminiscent of 12 Monkeys and The Jacket. It features actors Julian Richings (CUBEThe VVitch), Romano Orzari (Turbo KidAssassin’s Creed- voice of Giovanni Auditore da Firenze), and Michelle Nolden (REDHaunter).

Lights Camera Austin; Interview: Gaurav Seth, writer/director, ​"Prisoner X"

In writer/director Gaurav Seth’s post-9/11 sci-fi chiller Prisoner X, the arrival in 2002 of a time traveler from the future—who is intent on destroying Western culture—forces the United States to escalate its war on terror.

Ain't It Cool News; Muldoon Chats With PRISONER X Director Gaurav Seth!

As the film is making the festival rounds, there's a special screening in Austin this Thursday as part of Other Worlds Austin's year long spotlight. It's creepy and features Julian Richings chewing all sorts of scenery.

Austin Monthly; Other Worlds Austin Presents THE ANSWER, a Texas Premiere

As part of its year ‘round screening series, Other Worlds Austin SciFi Film Festival is proud to present the Texas premiere of THE ANSWER on May 19 (9:00pm) at Flix Brewhouse. Writer/Director Iqbal Ahmed will be in attendance and will do a Q&A after the screening.

 

Austin Chronicle; Other Worlds Austin Has The Answer

Sometimes The Answer to your problems is right under your nose. After years of struggling to get movies made, writer/director Iqbal Ahmed quit trying to pitch projects and just made his sci-fi thriller in his own. As an indie filmmaker, he said, "It’s not the right move to ask for permission anymore."

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. 

Austin Chronicle; Backyard Star Wars

How many Star Wars films are there? Seven? You're wrong. Even add in the two Ewok films, and you're still not close. There are hundreds of Star Wars films, it's just that most of them are made by fans. For May the Fourth, aka Star Wars Day, the Other Worlds Austin festival is celebrating this off-brand creativity.