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Oscar Nominated Shorts 2019 - Live Action
Thursday, Feb 21, 2019 8:45 PM
O Cinema is proud to present this nationally-touring program highlighting all of the Live Action Short Films, Animated Short Films and Documentary Short Films that received Academy Award nominations this past year. The Oscar Nominated Short Films 2019 program offers viewers the rare opportunity to experience the year’s best short films from across the globe, collected together in this special cinematic showcase courtesy of Shorts HD and Magnolia Pictures.
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Admission Adult - $11.00
Admission Older Adult (62+ years old w/ valid ID) - $9.50
Admission Students & Teachers (w/ valid ID) - $9.50
Admission Children (12 years old & under) - $9.50
Admission Military (w/ valid ID) - $9.50
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O Cinema is proud to present this nationally-touring program highlighting all of the Live Action Short Films, Animated Short Films and Documentary Short Films that received Academy Award nominations this past year. The Oscar Nominated Short Films 2019 program offers viewers the rare opportunity to experience the year’s best short films from across the globe, collected together in this special cinematic showcase courtesy of Shorts HD and Magnolia Pictures.

 

Madre – 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.
(Directed by: Rodrigo Sorogoyen and Maria del Puy Alvarado, Spain, 19 minutes)

 

Fauve – 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.
(Directed by: Jeremy Comte and Maria Gracia Turgeon, Canada, 17 minutes)

 

Marguerite – 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.
(Directed by: Marianne Farley and Marie-Helene Panisset, Canada, 19 minutes)

 

Detainment – 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.
(Directed by: Vincent Lambe and Darren Mahon, Ireland, 30 minutes)

 

Skin – 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.
(Directed by: Guy Nattiv and Jaime Ray Newman, USA, 20 minutes)