CENTER HIGHLIGHT: Oscar Nominated Shorts Programs!

oscar_shorts_2017The annual Oscar Nominated Shorts Programs are coming soon and we now have the titles of the shorts that will be screened! Note that the Documentary Shorts were split into two evenings to cover the time needed to show all of them.

For descriptions of all the films please check out the DPAC website under the Cinema section, scroll down and click on each title:

Thursday 2/23 6:15 PM Oscar Nominated Live Action Short Films

Sing – dir. Kristof Deak, Hungary, 25 minutes
Silent Nights – dir. Aske Bang, Denmark, 30 minutes
Timecode – dir. Juanjo Gimenez Pena, Spain, 15 minutes
Ennemis Interieurs – dir. Selim Aazzazi, France, 28 minutes
La Femme et la TGV – dir. Timo von Gunten, Switzerland, 30 minutes.

Friday 2/24 5:45 PM & Saturday 2/25 5:45 PM Oscar® Nominated Animated Short Films

Borrowed Time – dirs. Andrew Coats and Lou Hamou-Lhadj, U.S., 7 minutes
Pearl – dir. Patrick Osborne, U.S., 6 minutes
Piper – dir. Alan Barillaro, U.S., 6 minutes
Blind Vaysha – dir. Theodore Ushev, Canada, 8 minutes

Additional Films
The Head Vanishes, 9 minutes,   Asteria, 5 minutes,  Once Upon a Line, 7 minutes

The following film is intended for mature audiences. Parents with young children will be given an opportunity to leave prior to screening:

Pear Cider and Cigarettes – dir. Robert Valley, Canada and UK, 35 minutes

Friday 2/24 8:45 PM Oscar® Nominated Documentary Short Films—Program A

Joe’s Violin – dir. Kahane Cooperman, USA, 24 minutes
Extremis – dir. Dan Krauss, USA, 24 minutes
4.1 Miles – dir. Daphne Matziaraki, USA, 22 minutes

Saturday 2/25 8:45 PM Oscar® Nominated Documentary Short Films—Program B
Watani: My Homeland – dir. Marcel Mettelsiefen, UK, 39 minutes
The White Helmets – dir. Orlando von Einsiedel, UK, 41 minutes


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