Tze Chun, director of "Silver Sling," describes the premise and inspiration for his film. Also interviewed are the film's stars and producer Mynette Louie.
Independent Television Service (ITVS) asked 11 renowned and up-and-coming filmmakers to take the current state of affairs in the United States, and extrapolate them into stories of the nation in the not-so-distant future.
The result is FUTURESTATES, a series of groundbreaking digital shorts. Each episode presents a different filmmaker's vision of American society in the not-too-distant future, fusing an exploration of social issues with elements of speculative and science fiction.
Educators: get back to the future with your students! Check out ITVS's online series FUTURESTATES, short films fusing an exploration of social issues with elements of speculative and science fiction. Free companion lesson plans for grades 9-12 now available: http://futurestates.tv/about/for_educ...