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Self-engineered man: Maurice Haeems on Chimera (2018)

Self-engineered man: Maurice Haeems on Chimera first published in a shorter version by SciFiNow The science fiction Chimera, which dramatises the ethical conundrums raised by advances in stem cell research, regenerative medicine, organ harvesting, gene editing, and genetic engineering, is gathering a slew of awards at festivals (including Best Picture and Best Cinematography at the…

Chimera

Chimera (2018)

Chimera first published by SciFiNow “I’m running out of time. I need to freeze time.” So says scientist Quint (Henry Ian Cusick) in writer/director/producer Maurice Haeems‘ feature debut Chimera, as he races against fate to save his young children from the same hereditary disease that took his wife Jessie (Karishma Ahluwalia). Given Quint’s pioneering work…