Oscar Nominated Short Films 2018

Duration: 97 min

Having showcased work from the likes of Andrea Arnold, Martin McDonagh, and Taika Waititi in recent years, there's growing recognition for the richness of the short-form Oscar categories. We're delighted to be screening this year's five live action nominees.

DEKALB ELEMENTARY
Director: Reed Van Dyk. USA 2017, 20 mins
Inspired by a 911 call placed during a school shooting incident in Atlanta, Georgia.

MY NEPHEW EMMETT
Director: Kevin Wilson, Jr. USA 2017, 19 mins
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
Director: Derin Seale. Australia 2016, 14 mins.
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
Director: Chris Overton. UK 2017, 20 mins.
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.

WATU WOTE - ALL OF US
Director: Katja Benrath, Germany/Kenya 2017. 23 mins.
For almost a decade, Kenya has been targeted by terrorist attacks by Al-Shabaab. An atmosphere of anxiety and mistrust between Muslims and Christians was growing. Until, in December 2015, Muslim bus passengers showed that solidarity can prevail.




Club and Group screenings

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