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Oscar Shorts 2018: Live Action


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Oscar Shorts 2018: Live Action

DeKalb Elementary – dir. Reed Van Dyk, US, 20 minutes

Inspired by a 911 call placed during a school shooting incident in Atlanta, Georgia.


My Nephew Emmett – dir. Kevin Wilson, Jr., US, 20 minutes

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, 13 minutes

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.


The Silent Child – dir. Chris Overton, UK, 20 minutes

The Silent Child centers 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.


Watu Wote/All of Us – dir. Katja Benrath, Germany/Kenya, 23 minutes

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.

Tickets: $9 (members), $14 (nonmembers)

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