2019 OSCAR®NOMINATED LIVE ACTION SHORTS

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First show: February 22

The annual popular program provides both the delight of discovery and renewed wonder at the ways in which live action cinema can explore the world through fresh points of view and unbridled curiosity.  If past years are any measure, advance ticket purchase is strongly recommended!

 

 

2019 Nominees:

DETAINMENT

IRELAND/30 MINS/2018
Director: Vincent Lambe

Two ten year-old boys are detained by police under suspicion of abducting and murdering a toddler. A true story based on interview transcripts from the James Bulger case which shocked the world in 1993 and continues to incite public outrage across the UK today.


FAUVE

CANADA/16 MINS/2018
Director: Jeremy Comte

Set in a surface mine, two boys sink into a seemingly innocent power game with Mother Nature as the sole observer…


MARGUERITE

CANADA/19 MINS/2017
Director: Marianne Farley

An aging woman and her nurse develop a friendship that inspires her to unearth unacknowledged longing and thus help her make peace with her past.


MADRE (MOTHER)

SPAIN/19 MINS/2017
Director: Rodrigo Sorogoyen

A single mother receives a call from her seven-year-old son who is on vacation with his father in the French Basque Country. At first the call is a cause for joy, but soon it becomes a horrible nightmare when the child tells her that he is alone and cannot find his father who left a while ago.


SKIN

USA/20 MINS/2018
Director: Guy Nattiv

A small supermarket in a blue collar town, a black man smiles at a 10 year old white boy across the checkout aisle. This innocuous moment sends two gangs into a ruthless war that ends with a shocking backlash.

 

NOTE FILMS START RIGHT AT THE LISTED SHOWTIME. Roxie Theater trailers play during the 30 minutes prior to showtime.

FREE OR DISCOUNTED FOR MEMBERS

 

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