Oscar Nominated Shorts 2021 – Documentary

Showings

O Cinema South Beach Sat, Apr 3 5:30 PM
O Cinema South Beach Sun, Apr 4 2:35 PM

Description

For the 16th consecutive year, Shorts HD and Magnolia Pictures present the Oscar-Nominated Short Films! With all three categories offered – Live Action, Animated and Documentary – this is your annual chance to predict the winners (and have the edge in your Oscar pool)! A perennial hit with audiences around the country and the world, so don’t miss this year’s standout selection of stellar shorts!

 

A CONCERTO IS A CONVERSATION
A virtuoso jazz pianist and film composer tracks his family’s lineage through his 90-year-old grandfather from Jim Crow Florida to the Walt Disney Concert Hall.
(Directed by Ben Proudfoot & Kris Bowers / 2020 / USA / 13 mins / Not Rated)

 

A LOVE SONG FOR LATASHA
The injustice surrounding the shooting death of 15-year-old Latasha Harlins in South Central Los Angeles became a flashpoint for the city’s 1992 civil uprising.
(Directed by Sophia Nahli Allison & Janice Duncan / 2020 / USA / 18 mins / Not Rated)

 

COLLETTE
Nazi occupied France.  Resistance took courage.  Seventy-five years later, facing one’s ghosts may take even more.
(Directed by Anthony Giacchino & Alice Doyard / 2020 / USA / In French with English subtitles / 24 mins / Not Rated)

 

DO NOT SPLIT
In 2019 Hong Kong was rocked by the largest protests since Britain handed back the area to China in 1997. This is the story of the protests, told through a series of demonstrations by local protesters that escalate into conflict when highly armed police appear on the scene.
(Directed by Andes Hammer / 2020 / Norway & USA / In Mandarin, Cantonese & English with English subtitles / 36 mins / Not Rated)

 

HUNGER WARD
Filmed from inside two of the most active therapeutic feeding centers in Yemen, an unflinching portrait of Dr. Aida Alsadeeq and Nurse Mekkia Mahdi as they try to save the lives of hunger-stricken children within a population on the brink of famine.
(Directed by Skye Fitzgerald & Michael Scheuerman / 2020 / USA / 40 mins / Not Rated)

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