CENTER HIGHLIGHT: The Oscar Nominated Short Films!

oscar shortsIf you watch the Oscars over the years, you may have seen the Short Film categories being announced and wonder, “what are these films?” If the clips look interesting to you your next thought might be “where can I see them?” Well look no further than the Center! Every year in the Browning we showcase the short films from around the world that are nominated for the upcoming Academy Awards.

We will be showing this year’s nominated films on Thursday February 11th and Friday February 12th. Here is the schedule: (*Please note that the start times are the actual screening start times and not the USHER shift start times.)

Thursday February 11th, 2016    6:30 PM

Documentary Short Subject (Program A)

Body Team 12
Directed by David Darg
13 minutes

A Girl in the River: The Price of Forgiveness
Directed by Sharmen Obaid-Chinoy
40 minutes
Panjabi with English subtitles

Last Day of Freedom
Directed by Dee Hibbert-Jones and Nomi Talisman
32 minutes

Thursday February 11th, 2016    8:30 PM

Documentary Short Subject (Program B)

Chau, Beyond the Lines
Directed by Courtney Marsh
34 minutes
Vietnamese with English subtitles

Claude Lanzmann: Spectres of the Shoah
Directed by Adam Benzine
40 minutes
English and French with English subtitles

Friday February 12th, 2016    6:30 PM

Short Film – Animated

Sanjay’s Super Team
Directed by Sanjay Patel
7 minutes

World of Tomorrow
Directed by Don Hertzfeldt
17 minutes

Bear Story
Directed by Gabriel Osorio
11 minutes
Spanish with English subtitles

We Can’t Live Without Cosmos
Directed by Konstantin Bronzit
16 minutes
Russian with English subtitles

Directed by Richard Williams
6 minutes

Additional films to be screened include If I Was God, Taking Flight, The Short Story of a Fox and a Mouse, The Loneliest Spotlight, Catch It

Friday February 12th, 2016    9:00 PM

Short Film – Live Action

 Ave Maria
Directed by Basil Khalil
15 minutes
English, Arabic and Hebrew with English subtitles

Directed by Jamie Donoughue
21 minutes
Albanian and Serbian with English subtitles

Everything Will Be OK
Directed by Patrick Vollrath
30 minutes
German with English subtitles

Directed by Benjamin Cleary
12 minutes

Day One
Directed by Henry Hughes
25 minutes
English and Dari with English subtitles


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