Oscar Nominated Shorts: Documentary (2012)

  • Tues Feb 12
    7:15 ($5)
    Schwartz Center
    Film Forum
Oscar Nominated Shorts: Documentary (2012)

See all the nominees before the winner is declared at the Academy Awards Ceremony on February 24!

King's Point
Directors: Sari Gilman and Jedd Wider > USA/English > 40 minutes
Over the course of a decade, five senior citizens living in the Kings Point retirement community face loss, illness and an increasing sense of isolation in their lives.

Mondays at Racine
Directors: Cynthia Wade and Robin Honan > USA/English > 39 minutes
On the third Monday of every month, sisters Cynthia and Rachel open their Long Island beauty salon to women undergoing chemotherapy.

Directors: Sean Fine and Andrea Nix Fine > USA/English > 42 minutes
Fifteen-year-old Inocente, a homeless, undocumented immigrant, clings to her determination to become an artist in the face of a bleak future.
Directors: John Alpert and Matthew O’Neill > USA/English > 35 minutes
In New York City, individuals known as canners survive by collecting cans and bottles from trash and recycling bins and redeeming them for money.

Open Heart
Directors: Keif Davidson and Cori Shepherd Stern > USA/English > 39 minutes
Eight Rwandan children with serious heart disease travel to the Salam Centre in Sudan for treatment.

website: theoscarshorts.shorts.tv

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