“The future of Black cinema. Utilizes everything the medium has to offer. Gorgeously photographed… requires the largest screen possible. Pure cinematic power.” - Jourdain Searles, The Hollywood Reporter

“Visionary. A journey of visual ecstasy.” - Valerie Complex, Deadline

“Hauntingly beautiful and deeply enigmatic.” - Lisa Kennedy, Variety

Opens June 10 | In the hilltops of Burundi a group of escaped miners form an anti-colonialist computer hacker collective. From their camp in an otherworldly e-waste dump, they attempt a takeover of the authoritarian regime exploiting the region's natural resources – and its people. Set between states of being – past and present, dream and waking life, colonized and free, male and female, memory and prescience – NEPTUNE FROST is a direct download to the cerebral cortex.

Control.Alt.Delete is presented as part of Science on ScreenⓇ - An initiative of the Coolidge Corner Theatre, with major support from the ALFRED P. SLOAN FOUNDATION. Look for announcements regarding presentations or discussions with science and technology experts. Full program detail can be found at siskelfilmcenter.org/sos


Awards & Nominations

Official Selection – Cannes Film Festival (Directors’ Fortnight), Toronto International Film Festival, New York Film Festival, AFI Fest, Sundance Film Festival, International Film Festival Rotterdam, San Francisco International Film Festival


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