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Oscar Shorts: Live Action

February 15 @ 5:00 pm

Oscar Live Action Shorts – February 15th at 5PM

Tickets $8  

Detainment / Ireland / 30 Minutes / 2018

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.

Director: Vincent Lambe

Fauve / Canada / 16 min / 2018

Set in a surface mine, two boys sink into a seemingly innocent power game with Mother Nature as the sole observer. Alone in the wild the two boys play around. Complicity evolves into a confrontation where one wants to have power over the other.Taking proportions larger than nature, this game will not prove as harmless as they thought.

Director: Jeremy Comte

Marguerite / Canada / 19 min / 2017

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.

Director: Marianne Farley

Madre (Mother) / Spain / 19 min / 2017

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.

Director: Rodrigo Sorogoyen

Skin / USA / 20 min / 2018

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.

Director: Guy Nattiv



February 15
5:00 pm