FutureStates

What will become of America in five, 25, or even 50 years? FutureStates is a series of fictional mini-features exploring possible future scenarios through the lens of today's global realities. Immerse yourself in the visions of these independent prognosticators as they project a future of their own imagining.

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S5 Ep1: As You Were

22:10

The near future: an injured soldier with advanced prosthetics must reconnect with family.


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S5 Ep2: Code Academy

16:08

In a future where boys and girls are kept apart, expert hackers push gender boundaries.

S5 Ep3: Ant

17:36

When digital psych meds prove dangerous, a therapist risks his life to avert catastrophe.

S5 Ep4: A Robot Walks into a Bar

11:57

A robot’s mission is to excel at his new job as a bartender while avoiding human injury.

S5 Ep5: Happy Fun Room

13:56

Can the host of a once-popular kid’s show adapt as the world has changed around her?

S5 Ep6: Teacher in a Box

14:40

Replaced by an avatar, a jaded teacher protects a girl who invented a lucrative product.

S5 Ep7: Excarcerated

15:08

A man convicted of violent crime is released into surveillance-assisted community service.