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Sunday
Dec272015

The “nuclear option” has unintended consequences

A nuclear physicist uses one of his partner’s android creations to cut him out of the company picture when he threatens to blow the whistle on the firm's quiet work with Russian industry.

Saturday
Dec262015

“Smiler” gets press at San Diego State

Roman Koenig, writer/producer/director of “Smiler,” Mercury Cinema’s entry into the international Four Points Film Project, received coverage in The Daily Aztec at San Diego State University. Koenig is a master’s alumus of SDSU’s film program. Check out the story here: www.thedailyaztec.com/73008/arts-and-lifestyle/sdsu-experience-film-alumnus-smiler/

Saturday
Dec262015

“Thirst” screens at Borrego Springs

“Thirst” will kick off the Borrego Springs Film Festival as an official selection for the fesival’s first screening of films Jan. 14 at 4 p.m. The festival runs through Jan. 18 in the San Diego desert community of Borrego Springs. More information, including pass reservations: www.borregospringsfilmfestival.org.

 

Saturday
Dec262015

“Thirst” screens at San Diego Fall Film Fest

“Thirst” was an official selection of the San Diego Fall Film Festival by the San Diego Film Consortium in November. As an officially screened selection, “Thirst” is eligible for the San Diego Film Awards. More information: filmconsortiumsd.com.

 

Friday
Oct162015

Who deserves water more?

In a future of permanent drought, a desperately thirsty woman and a well-off couple fight for their rights to water. “Thirst,” made for the 2015 San Diego 48 Hour Film Project, poses a thought-provoking scenario dealing with haves and have-nots, waste, medicine, social perceptions and law.