Sigourney Weaver Stars in a New Experimental Sci-Fi Film: Watch “Rakka” Free Online

South African–Canadian film direc­tor Neill Blomkamp recent­ly launched Oats Stu­dios, a new film project devot­ed to cre­at­ing exper­i­men­tal short films. And now comes their very first pro­duc­tion, a short film called “Rak­ka.” Star­ring Sigour­ney Weaver, “Rak­ka” takes us inside the after­math of an alien inva­sion some­time in the year 2020. The Verge right­ly notes that “Rak­ka” isn’t “a con­ven­tion­al short film. Instead, it’s a series of scenes depict­ing var­i­ous points of view. Some scenes show what the aliens are doing to human­i­ty; oth­ers track a resis­tance move­ment led by Weaver, and an escaped pris­on­er named Amir.” The new short runs 21 min­utes and is stream­ing free on YouTube. ” Watch it above, and to learn about the mak­ing of “Rak­ka” and Oats Stu­dios, read this inter­view over at Car­toon Brew.

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  • Kensky - Ken Billings says:

    RAKKA Sci-Fi Film by Oats Stu­dios.…

    I am a big fan of Sci-Fi but feel that these alien apoc­a­lypse films are just draw­ing the youth away from the real problem,…humans. Right now we are the can­cer of the earth and the glob­al, bank­ing cabal and glob­al­iza­tion mantra is tox­i­fy­ing our envi­ron­ment and that of most of life on this plan­et. We won’t sur­vive this direc­tion for very long but some forms of insects and plants prob­a­bly will.

    To bad we don’t have this real­i­ty cre­at­ed by the SFX dream weavers instead of these count­less alien take overs. If we did, then some of us might wake up …but would it be in time? Hop­ing so.


  • Tony says:

    The dic­tion of the nar­ra­tor is bad.

  • getoveryourself says:

    go die then and stop being a lil bitch about it. or make some indie short films that are good enough to get a fea­ture film fund­ed. then you can make what you want. lil bitch

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