The Humanity Bureau

Synopsis: A dystopian thriller set in the year 2030 that sees the world in a permanent state of economic recession and facing serious environmental problems as a result of global warming.
95 min


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You have left the security

perimeter of New America.

Your safety

is no longer guaranteed.

Agent Noah Kross.

Leaving security perimeter A57.

Please record

and confirm the following:

I'm aware of the danger.

I'm making this trip

of my own free will

and without coercion.

I'm aware of all Humanity

Bureau procedures

including subsection 2355.

Send all incoming messages

to my voicemail.

I will retrieve 'em

upon my safe return.

End communication.

Record and reference

the following:

Humanity Bureau

case file 56672941.

Chester Hills, white male, age 73.

This is my first visit

to Mr. Hills' home.

His motel room.

I'm 15 minutes early.

Mr. Hills' deportation is scheduled

for next Tuesday at 9:00 a.m.

Notes to follow. End recording.

Clean water and a clean start.

Agent Noah Kross, Humanity Bureau.

I'm looking for Chester Hills.

A new life awaits you

in New Eden.

Hey, buddy!

We have an appointment.

He's expecting me.

Yeah, I didn't think

you were here to rent a room.

Chester's across the parking lot.

Up the stairs to your right.

Room 223.

I'm obliged by management

to tell all city dwellers

not to drink from our taps.

But if you're interested,

I've got purified water.

Liter bottle seal's intact.


No detectable liquid waste.

It's a long ways

back to the city.

You know unlicensed sale

of clean water is a felony.

Yeah, well, we all do

what we have to. Don't we?

There's a loose board

on the stairs. Don't trip.

Or do.

How sweet just to be

Alone with our dreams

This is it? You're not employed.

These paystubs are 12 years old.

Is this why I drove 300 miles?

I have a right to an appeal.

Last time I checked

this is still America.

Land of the free,

home of the brave.

Well, it is, isn't it?

I am here to help you.

I am not your enemy.

I don't want your help.

You have no right to come in here

and tell me how to live.

None whatsoever.

Well, I'm very sorry

you feel that way.

But I do believe

New Eden will provide you

with the fresh start

you so rightly deserve.

Don't you want a better life?

You have no income.

You've exhausted all of your

government benefits.

How will you survive?

You must be a productive citizen.

It is the law.

It is a crime to do otherwise.

You're destitute.

A burden to society.

You have no grounds

for an appeal

under the rules

of the Humanity Act.

And if you don't

agree to resettlement,

I'll have no other choice

but to have you arrested.

I'm no fool.

I know the truth.

And what truth is that?

This is a waste of time.

Remember warm summer nights

Walks through the tide

Mr. Hills, are you all right?

I'm just jim-dandy, Mr. Kross!

I am a citizen

of the United States of America.

I dined at the White House.


It was a pretty good meal, too.

Chester, what in the hell is...

You little shit!

I got a look at the

coroner's report.

You fired three rounds.

One of which, caught that old man

right between the eyes.

He was the governor of Colorado

once upon a time. You know that?

How the mighty fall.

It was just

a lucky shot.

Well, look, good,

now management took notice.

You're getting promoted.

It doesn't bother you

that two men are dead?

It's a hostile environment,

you know.

What are you gonna do?

You looked after yourself.

People are desperate. Can't find

clean water. Soil won't grow food.

I've seen children

drink their own piss.

Which is why

I rarely leave the city.


It's a shame there are

no fish left in the ocean.

When I was a kid,

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