Oscar Nominated Shorts: Live Action

A unique opportunity to watch the best short films in the world, nominated for an Oscar award!

Oscar Nominated Shorts: Live Action

February 22nd, 2019, 6 PM
Forum cinema, 5 Legionowa Street
tickets: 16 PLN – available at the cinema’s box office and on bilety.bok.bialystok.pl

The Academy Awards are one of the most prestigious rewards in the world of film. From the 1930s, the most important figures in the film industry also awards the best of short films, which are an important part of the american cinematography.

During this year’s ceremony 17 short films is going to compete for a golden statue in three categories for animated, feature and documentary shorts. Short films, although getting less media attention than full-length ones, present stories as important and inspiring as them in an innovative form.

Oscar Nominated Shors 2019 is a great opportunity to look at the best short productions in the world in one, extraordinary film experience.

Ad Arde Foundation is an exclusive polish distributor of two Oscar Nominated Shorts sets – feature and animated.

Featuring (total time: 108′):

Madre/Mother
dir. Rodrigo Sorogoyen
Spain, 19′

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.

Fauve
dir. Jeremy Comte
Canada, 16′

Set in a surface mine, two boys sink into a seemingly innocent power game with Mother Nature as the sole observer…

Marguerite
dir. Marianne Farley
Canada, 19′

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.

Detainment
dir. Vincent Lambe
Ireland, 30′

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.

Skin
dir. Guy Nattiv
USA, 20′

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.

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