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.


Various Directors.
4k Digital Projection.



  • 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