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Stranded in Space: A Short Film About an Astronaut's Worst Nightmare

Jan 22, 2015 | 831 videos
Video by Michael Matzur

In a sparse 13 minutes, filmmaker Michael Matzur tells the story of a man trapped aboard a dying space station. The film, which is set entirely within in an airlock, proves that you don't need a Hollywood budget to create effective sci-fi. Matzur, a freelance director, created the project while studying at Montana State University several years ago; he's now working on a feature film about an alien invasion.

If you'd like to see more of Matzur's work, visit his YouTube page.

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Author: Chris Heller

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A showcase of cinematic short documentary films, curated by The Atlantic.