Oscar® Nominated Shorts – Live Action 4:30pm
Saturday, February 23, 2013 at 4:30pm
ShortsHD™ is once again bringing the wildly popular OSCAR® nominated short film programs (Live Action, Animation, and Documentary) to theaters in the US, Canada, and Europe beginning February 1st.
The theatrical release of the Academy Award Nominated Short Films has been met by enthusiastic audiences ever since the first release in 2006, giving people around the world an opportunity to see the nominated films prior to the Academy Awards ceremony on February 24th.
Live Action Program – estimated running time 115 minutes
• Death of a Shadow (dirs. Tom Van Avermaet and Ellen De Waele, France and Belgium/Dutch, 20 minutes) – A soldier attempts to ransom his soul from Death and return to the girl he loves.
• Henry (dir. Yan England, Canada/English, 21 minutes) – Henry, an elderly concert pianist, undergoes a series of confusing experiences as he searches for his wife.
• Curfew (dir. Shawn Christensen, USA/English, 19 minutes) – A young man on the verge of committing suicide receives a call from his sister asking him to babysit his niece.
• Buzkashi Boys (dirs. Sam French and Ariel Nasr, Afghanistan/Persian, 28 minutes) – Two boys in Afghanistan, a blacksmith’s son and an orphan living on the streets, dream of winning a popular and fierce polo match.
• Asad (dirs. Bryan Buckley and Mino Jarjoura, South Africa/Somali, 18 minutes) – A boy from a poor Somali village must decide between piracy and life as a fisherman.
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