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Oscar Shorts in Hull


Wednesday 24th Feb, Doors 7pm and the show starts at 7.30pm. Union Mash Up, Hull. Tickets

Lets choose our Oscar winner!

The 88th The Academy Awards are looming and Short Film City Hull is majorly excited to bring you this years Oscar nominated short film programme on a pay what you like basis, so you can even see them before the big night for free!
Come down to Union Mash Up for our pre Oscars prediction party. Help us decide who will take home the statue for best short film 2016 – get your prediction right and you’ll be in with a chance to win FREE HIC membership for a full year!

Check out trailers for all of the nominated shorts here –

Full line up:
Ave Maria, Dir. Basil Khalil (15mins)
The silent routine of 5 Palestinian nuns living in the West Bank wilderness is disturbed when an Israeli settler family breaks
down right outside the convent just as the Sabbath comes into effect.

Day One, Dir. Henry Hughes (25mins)
Inspired by a true story, DAY ONE depicts a new translator’s first day accompanying a US Army unit as it searches for a local
terrorist. As she quickly discovers, her job will bring up brutal complexities as gender and religious barriers emerge with lives hanging
in the balance.

Alles Wird Gut (Everything will be okay) Dir. Patrick Vollrath (30mins)
A divorced father picks up his eight-year-old daughter Lea. It seems pretty much like every second weekend, but after a
while Lea can‘t help feeling that something isn’t right. So begins a fateful journey.

Shok, Dir. Jamie Donoughue (21mins)
A co-production between Leeds and Kosovo, it tells the moving story of how the friendship of two boys is tested during the Kosovo war.

Stutterer, Dir. Benjamin Cleary (12mins)
Apart from his ageing father, Greenwood has only one connection to the external world in the form of an online
relationship. Every night, often for hours at a time, he exchanges messages with Ellie. On the eve of their six-month anniversary, Ellie messages Greenwood and tells him that she has travelled to London to surprise him. She asks if he would like to take things “offline” and meet in person for the first time.

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