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FutureStates | Children of the Northern Lights
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Title:  FutureStates | Children of the Northern Lights
Description:  Watch the Wednesday premiere of Children of the Northern Lights! Two astronauts on a prospecting mission to find a new supply of energy crash land on a distant planet, where alien beings offer a chance at a survival but at a great cost.
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FutureStates | Hollow
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Title:  FutureStates | Hollow
Description:  Watch the Wednesday premiere of Hollow! The web is no longer secure, but NeuroLock can encrypt data using the human brain. Iris struggles to choose between unemployment and a job as a neuro-messenger, a career with unwanted side effects.
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FutureStates | Return to Elektra Springs
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Title:  FutureStates | Return to Elektra Springs
Description:  Watch the Wednesday premiere of Return to Elektra Springs! Retired inventor Will Friedrich and his son are forced to evacuate their home during a tsunami. As they make their way east, they encounter a pioneering community that leads Will to consider returning to his work in free energy.
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FutureStates | Promised Land
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Title:  FutureStates | Promised Land
Description:  Watch the Wednesday premiere of Promised Land! Refugees from the dystopian future are immigrating to the past, and citizen watch groups have formed to stop them. On his first border patrol, teenage Jackson must choose between his fathers principles and his own sense of humanity.
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FutureStates | The Living
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Title:  FutureStates | The Living
Description:  Watch the Wednesday premiere of The Living! Organ Harvesting Initiative surgeon Isaac North visits a Colorado refugee town where quadriplegic Luther Hillman has signed up to be euthanized in return for his wifes medical care, his organs harvested for more productive citizens.
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FutureStates | Refuge
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Title:  FutureStates | Refuge
Description:  Watch the Wednesday premiere of Refuge! A cyber attack on the United States Immigration database puts Sonia at risk of being deported back to Iran. But remaining in the U.S. may come at a greater price than shes willing to pay.
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FutureStates | Elliot King is Third
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Title:  FutureStates | Elliot King is Third
Description:  Watch the Wednesday premiere of Elliot King is Third! In 2024, gender is identified by microchip implant, and trans people like Elliot are classified third. But can he change his identity in an attempt to build a safer life?
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FutureStates | Refuge | May 1 on FUTURESTATES
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Title:  FutureStates | Refuge | May 1 on FUTURESTATES
Description:  A cyber attack on the United States Immigration database puts Sonia at risk of being deported back to Iran. But remaining in the U.S. may come at a greater price than shes willing to pay. Directed by Mohammad Gorjestani.
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FutureStates | Elliot King is a Third | April 24 on FUTURESTATES
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Title:  FutureStates | Elliot King is a Third | April 24 on FUTURESTATES
Description:  In 2024, gender is identified by microchip implant, and trans people like Elliot are classified third. But can he change his identity in an attempt to build a safer life? Directed by Rose Troche.
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FutureStates | FUTURESTATES Season Four Premiering April 24
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Title:  FutureStates | FUTURESTATES Season Four Premiering April 24
Description:  FUTURESTATES is a series of short narrative films from veteran and emerging filmmakers transforming complex social issues into visions of our world in the decades to come. In Season Four, seven filmmakers envision our society at a crossroads, where discrimination, environmental catastrophe, visitors from the future and other worlds test the bonds of our humanity.
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FutureStates | Children of the Northern Lights | June 5 on FUTURESTATES
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Title:  FutureStates | Children of the Northern Lights | June 5 on FUTURESTATES
Description:  Two astronauts on a prospecting mission to find a new supply of energy crash land on a distant planet, where alien beings offer a chance at a survival but at a great cost. Directed by Andrew Okpeaha MacLean.
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FutureStates | Hollow | Premiering May 29 | FUTURESTATES
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Title:  FutureStates | Hollow | Premiering May 29 | FUTURESTATES
Description:  The web is no longer secure, but NeuroLock can encrypt data using the human brain. Iris struggles to choose between unemployment and a job as a neuro-messenger, a career with unwanted side effects. Directed by Lisa Robinson.
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FutureStates | The Living | May 22 on FUTURESTATES
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Title:  FutureStates | The Living | May 22 on FUTURESTATES
Description:  Organ Harvesting Initiative surgeon Isaac North visits a Colorado refugee town where quadriplegic Luther Hillman has signed up to be euthanized in return for his wifes medical care, his organs harvested for more productive citizens. Directed by Julian Breece.
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FutureStates | Return to Elektra Springs | May 15 on FUTURESTATES
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Title:  FutureStates | Return to Elektra Springs | May 15 on FUTURESTATES
Description:  Retired inventor Will Friedrich and his son are forced to evacuate their home during a tsunami. As they make their way east, they encounter a pioneering community that leads Will to consider returning to his work in free energy. Directed by Christopher Munch.
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FutureStates | Promised Land | May 8 on FUTURESTATES
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Title:  FutureStates | Promised Land | May 8 on FUTURESTATES
Description:  Refugees from the dystopian future are immigrating to the past, and citizen watch groups have formed to stop them. On his first border patrol, teenage Jackson must choose between his fathers principles and his own sense of humanity. Directed by Joe Turner Lin & Justin Marshall.
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FutureStates | Plastic Bag
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Title:  FutureStates | Plastic Bag
Description:  Struggling with its immortality, a discarded plastic bag (voiced by Werner Herzog) ventures through the environmentally barren remains of America as it searches for its maker.
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FutureStates | Fallout
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Title:  FutureStates | Fallout
Description:  Los Angeles has fallen victim to a nuclear attack from an unknown aggressor. In the aftermath of the bombing, a young man's search for his girlfriend highlights the human toll of eternal war.
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FutureStates | Tent City
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Title:  FutureStates | Tent City
Description:  In a world where housing is granted only to the powerful few, a father who makes his living evicting the powerless must choose between his responsibilities and his moral principles.
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FutureStates | Play
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Title:  FutureStates | Play
Description:  Society's obsession with video and online gaming has advanced to the point that virtual environments are indistinguishable from physical ones.
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FutureStates | Mister Green
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Title:  FutureStates | Mister Green
Description:  In this parable about change, a jaded government undersecretary becomes the unwitting test subject for an experimental program to curb global warming.
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FutureStates | The Rise
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Title:  FutureStates | The Rise
Description:  In the radically altered housing market of the future, an older couple must forego their dreams of retirement and adapt to the ever-evolving definition of the American dream.
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FutureStates | Seed
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Title:  FutureStates | Seed
Description:  In an industry dominated by genetically modified seeds, a poor farmer struggles to survive. When he resorts to smuggling now-illegal organic seeds across borders he risks everything.
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FutureStates | The Other Side
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Title:  FutureStates | The Other Side
Description:  A family struggles to escape a stark economic wasteland in hopes of immigrating illegally to a new land of opportunity.
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FutureStates | Silver Sling
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Title:  FutureStates | Silver Sling
Description:  In the polarized economy of the near future, corporations offer incentives to their high-ranking female employees to pay for surrogate pregnancies and chemically accelerated births.
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FutureStates | Series Trailer
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Title:  FutureStates | Series Trailer
Description:  What will the become of America in five, 25, or even 50 years from today? FUTURESTATES is a series of 11 fictional mini-features exploring possible future scenarios through the lens of today's global realities.
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