Shorts HD and Magnolia Pictures present the Oscar-Nominated Short Films. With all three categories offered – Animated, Live Action 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 now the world), don’t miss this year’s selection of shorts.
The Oscar Shorts will be divided into four separate program: Live Action, Animation, Documentary A, and DOCUMENTARY B. Separate admission is charged for each program. A festival pass, good for admission to all four programs, will be available at the Ross Box Office ($15 General Admission / $12.50 Seniors, Military / $10 Students, Members, Children).
(99 minutes) / Suggested rating: R
Saturday, February 10 - 7:15 p.m.
Monday, February 12 - 4:45 p.m.
Wednesday, February 14 - 4:45 p.m.
Friday, February 16 - 7:15 p.m.
Saturday, February 17 - 4:55 p.m.
Sunday, February 18 - 2:35 p.m.
Monday, Februaru 19 - 4:55 p.m.
Wednesday, February 21 - 4:55 p.m.
(dir. Reed Van Dyk, USA/20MINS/2017)
Inspired by a 911 call placed during a school shooting incident in Atlanta, Georgia.
THE SILENT CHILD
(dir. Chris Overton, UK/20MINS/2017)
THE SILENT CHILD centres around a profoundly deaf four year old girl named Libby who is born into a middle class family and lives in a world of silence until a caring social worker teaches her the gift of communication.
MY NEPHEW EMMETT
(dir. Kevin Wilson, JR., USA/20MINS/2017)
In 1955, a Mississippi preacher tries to protect his 14-year-old nephew, Emmett Till from two racist killers out for blood. Based on true events.
THE ELEVEN O'CLOCK
(dir. Derin Seale, AUSTRALIA/13MINS/2016)
The delusional patient of a psychiatrist believes he is actually the psychiatrist. As they each attempt to treat each other the session gets out of control.
WATU WOTE/ALL OF US
(dir. Katja Benrath, GERMANY, KENYA/23MINS/2017)
For almost a decade Kenya has been targeted by terrorist attacks of the Al-Shabaab. An atmosphere of anxiety and mistrust between Muslims and Christians is growing. Until in December 2015, muslim bus passengers showed that solidarity can prevail.
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