2019 OSCAR NOMINATED SHORTS - LIVE ACTION

The Bill Cosford Cinema is excited to present all five Academy Award nominees for Best Live Action Short.

SKIN

A small supermarket in a blue collar town, a black man smiles at a 10 year old white boy across the checkout aisle. This innocuous moment sends two gangs into a ruthless war that ends with a shocking backlash.

Directed by Guy Nattiv. 20minutes.

MARGUERITE

An aging woman and her nurse develop a friendship that inspires her to unearth unacknowledged longing and thus help her make peace with her past.

Directed by Marianne Farley. 19minutes.

DETAINMENT

Two ten year-old boys are detained by police under suspicion of abducting and murdering a toddler. A true story based on interview transcripts and records from the James Bulger case which shocked the world in 1993.

Directed by Vincent Lambe. 30minutes.

FAUVE

Set in a surface mine, two boys sink into a seemingly innocent power game with Mother Nature as the sole observer...

Directed by Jérémy Comte. 17minutes.

MOTHER

While at home in her apartment with her own mother in Spain, a woman gets a phone call from her six-year-old son, who's on holiday in France with his father. Every parent's nightmare ensues.

Directed by Rodrigo Sorogoyen. 19minutes.

INFO

Various Directors.
105minutes.
4k Digital Projection.

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SHOWTIMES

  • Tuesday, February 19, 2019 - 6:30pm
  • Friday, February 22, 2019 - 8:30pm
  • Saturday, February 23, 2019 - 4:00pm
  • Sunday, February 24, 2019 - 1:00pm
  • Monday, February 25, 2019 - 6:30pm
  • Sunday, March 3, 2019 - 1:00pm