Rating: 14A (Coarse Language) | Length: 105-mins. | TRAILER: https://shorts.tv/theoscarshorts/ TIX $15/Everyone: WEDNESDAY, FEB. 5 @ 6:15pm No passes/coupons accepted.
Rating: 14A (Coarse Language) | Length: 105-mins. | TRAILER: https://shorts.tv/theoscarshorts/
TIX $15/Everyone: WEDNESDAY, FEB. 5 @ 6:15pm
No passes/coupons accepted. This is a FUNDRAISER for EIFF.
The Edmonton International Film Festival (EIFF), Shorts HD & Magnolia Pictures present the
OSCAR® Nominated Short Films in all three (3) categories — Animation, Live Action & Documentary. This is your opportunity see ALL of the nominees in each category BEFORE the Academy Awards on SUNDAY, February 9 (and be the rock star at the office OSCAR® pool). Proceeds from the OSCAR® Nominated Short film programs supports this year’s EIFF (September 24 to October 3, 2020).
The 2020 OSCAR® Nominated Shorts in the LIVE ACTION category are…
A SISTER (UNE SOEUR)
Dir: Delphine Girard | 16-mins. | Belgium
A night. A car. Alie is in danger. To get by she must make the most important phone call of her life. French with English subtitles.
Dir: Meryam Joobeur | 25-mins. | Tunisia, Canada, Qatar, Sweden
Mohamed is deeply shaken when his oldest son Malik returns home after a long journey with a mysterious new wife. Arabic with English subtitles.
THE NEIGHBORS’ WINDOW
Dir: Marshall Curry | 20-mins. | USA
Alli is a mother of young children, frustrated with her daily routine and husband. But her life is shaken up when two free-spirited, twenty-somethings move in across the street and she discovers she can see into their apartment. Official selection at the 2019 Edmonton International Film Festival!
Dir: Bryan Buckley | 23-mins. | USA
Inseparable orphaned sisters Saria and Ximena, are fighting against daily abuse and unimaginable hardship at the Virgen de La Asuncion Safe Home in Guatemala – then they attempt to escape in the night. Based on events which occurred in 2017. Spanish with English subtitles.
NEFTA FOOTBALL CLUB
Dir: Yves Piat | 17-mins. | France, Tunisia, Algeria
Two young brothers come across a donkey in the desert. Strangely, the animal wears headphones over its ears and is carrying bags full of a white powder on its back. Arabic with English subtitles.
(Wednesday) 6:15 pm - 8:00 pm