Science fiction writers and dreamers have long been fascinated with the concept of life beyond Earth. Maybe it’s on the dark side of the Moon, maybe it’s on Mars; maybe Titan, maybe another solar system altogether. Surely we can’t be the only things out here? As Carl Sagan said, “Seems like an awful waste of space.” Set in the near future, the Swedish sci-fi film Aniara takes it both ways. First, as a standard story of humans leaving Earth en route to Mars, where they will live far away from the tumultuous climate of Earth. Their ship, named the Aniara, … Continue reading ANIARA