The sci-fi romance “Life, Upgraded” will screen at GeekFest Film Fests, a traveling film festival described as “the world’s largest traveling geek film festival.” “Life, Upgraded” I an official selection for the festival’s seventh year, and will travel with GeekFest throughout 2020. The first screening is set for Long Beach Comic Con and Expo on the weekend of Jan. 11.
“Life, Upgraded” was created as part of the 2019 48-hour film project in Oklahoma City and was directed by Kyle Roberts. It stars LaRonn Marzett, Raychelle Black, Josiah Overstreet, Neil Newby, Collin Place, Leah N.H. Philpott, and Rett Terrell. The film won eight awards in the OKC contest, including runner-up for best film. It also received third place in the “Film of the Year” competition at the Oklahoma State Film Festival.
Here’s the logline: A forbidden romance between an android and the daughter of the engineer who built him is tested when she is ordered to erase his memory, forcing the couple to choose between the life they were made for and the love they have found.
I (Matthew Price) was a writer on the film along with Sean Thiessen and Jon Skelly.