For its fifth year, Other Worlds will have more great SciFi features and shorts from around the globe, more filmmakers and special guests, and some big retro films, including 2018 Launch Film: the 30th anniversary screening of ALIEN NATION, starring James Caan and Mandy Patinkin.
“There couldn’t be a timelier opportunity to screen ALIEN NATION,” says Bears Rebecca Fonté, OWA Founder and Artistic Director, “a film that looks at how Americans treat otherness when it shows up on our doorstep. Science Fiction can force us to face ourselves in the mirror, even if the view isn’t pretty.”
Other Worlds previously announced another timely retro screening: the dystopian BORN IN FLAMES (35th anniversary), as well as the theatrical pilot of BATTLESTAR GALACTICA (40th anniversary) with 2018 Defender of the Universe recipient, Alan J. Levi. Alan will also host a second screening, a secret pick from one of his favorite directorial efforts and have a conversation about his illustrious career.
Included in the Final Wave are the World Premieres of Closing Night Film ENCOUNTER, THE FARE, and previously announced ARTIST