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Virtual Cinema: 2021 Oscar Nominated Short Films From Monday, April 12 - Thursday, May 27

Virtual Cinema: 2021 Oscar Nominated Short Films Part of the Virtual Theater

Missed the 2021 Oscar Nominated Short Films in person? Never fear: all three programs are available to rent virtually through Gorton. Rent each program individually, or rent all three at a reduced price.

Your annual chance to predict Academy Award winners (and have the edge in your Oscar pool)! A perennial hit with audiences around the country and the world, don’t miss this year’s selection of shorts. The Academy Awards take place Sunday, April 25th.

LIVE ACTION SHORT FILMS (program runs 130 minutes)
Feeling Through – Doug Roland and Susan Ruzenski (USA, 19 min.)
The Letter Room – Elvira Lind and Sofia Sondervan (USA, 33 min.)
The Present – Farah Nabulsi (Palestine, 25 min.)
Two Distant Strangers – Travon Free and Martin Desmond Roe (USA, 25 min.)
White Eye – Tomer Shushan and Shira Hochman (Israel, 21 min.)

ANIMATED SHORT FILMS (program runs 99 minutes)
Content consideration: please note that this program includes language and mature themes that may not be suitable for children. Specifically, If Anything Happens I Love You addresses a school shooting, Genius Loci contains language and brief nudity.

Burrow – Madeline Sharafian and Michael Capbarat (USA, 6 min.)
Genius Loci – Adrien Mérigeau and Amaury Ovise (France, 16 min.)
If Anything Happens I Love You – Will McCormack and Michael Govier (USA, 12 min.)
Opera – Erick Oh (USA, 9 min.)
Yes-People – Gísli Darri Halldórsson and Arnar Gunnarsson (Iceland, 8 min.)
PLUS A SELECTION OF ADDITIONAL ANIMATED SHORT FILMS
The Snail and the Whale (UK/Germany, 26 min.)
Kapaemahu (USA, 7 min.)
To Gerard (USA, 8 min.)

DOCUMENTARY SHORT FILMS (program runs 136 minutes)
Content consideration: please note this program is rated R, and addresses subjects including the Hong Kong protests, Black history, the Holocaust and child hunger.
Colette – Anthony Giacchino and Alice Doyard (France/Germany/USA, 24 min.)
A Concerto Is a Conversation – Ben Proudfoot and Kris Bowers (USA, 13 min.)
Do Not Split – Anders Hammer and Charlotte Cook (USA/Norway, 20 min.)
Hunger Ward – Skye Fitzgerald and Michael Scheuerman (USA, 40 min.)
A Love Song for Latasha – Sophia Nahli Allison and Janice Duncan (USA, 18 min.)

Film and Event Refund and Cancellation Policy: There is no refund given for unused film or event tickets.

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