The Day Today will be screened together with Future Shock
Total Runtime: 87 Min
The Day Today
Maxence STAMATIADIS France 67 Min NC16 Asian Premiere
A funny, fatalistic satire of life in the digital age that mixes documentary with dystopia and sci-fi flourishes in its depiction of the ups and downs of a relationship.
In 2013, two retirees lead ordinary lives in the Paris suburbs. Suzanne cooks, watches reality TV and spends time with friends and grandchildren. Reserved Edouard plays video games and writes angry screeds on his computer before he dies of illness.
The Day Today
Au jour d’aujourd’hui
Q&A with filmmaker(s)
SU Hui-Yu Taiwan 20 Min PG Southeast Asian Premiere
“The future comes too soon and in the wrong order,” said Alvin TOFFLER. A contemporary artist looks back at futures imagined by writers and cities of the past.
Published in 1970, Alvin TOFFLER’s influential Future Shock envisaged a future of information overload, excessive choices, amoral technology and a disposable environment. His book describes the psychological effects that rapid change has on the individual and society.
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