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OSCARS 2016: Live Action Shorts


20th March, 1.15 PM, Hyde Park Picture House, £5 full, £4 concessions

Join us for a screening of the nominees for the BEST LIVE ACTION SHORT FILM at the 2016 Academy Awards, including the Oscar Winner STUTTERER and the Leeds co-production SHOK . Now is your chance to vote for your favourite!

The films playing as part of the programme are:

Ave Maria
(Dir: Basil Khalil, Palestine/France/Germany, 2015, 15mins)

The silent routine of 5 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.

(Dir: Jamie Donoughue, UK/Kosovo, 2015, 21mins)
Leeds filmmaker Jamie Donoughue’s gripping drama tells the story of how the friendship between two boys is tested as they battle for survival during the Kosovo war.

Everything Will Be Ok (Alles wird gut)
(Dir: Patrick Vollrath, Germany/Austria, 2015, 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.

(Dir: Benjamin Cleary, UK, 2015, 12mins)
The 2016 Oscar winner screened at Leeds International Film Festival last year. It tells the story of how a lonely typographer with a cruel speech impediment but an eloquent inner voice must face his greatest fear.

Day One
(Dir: Henry Hughes, US, 2015, 25mins)
On her first day in Afghanistan, an interpreter for the US Army is forced to deliver the child of an enemy bomb-maker.


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