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1/30/09

The Academy Award Short Films Series @ DFT Feb 6-7-8-14-15


The Academy Award Short Films Series @ Detroit Film Theatre

SHOWTIMES:
Feb. 6-7-8
Fri. & Sat. @ 7:00
Sun. @ 4:00

Feb. 14-15
Sat. @ 9:00
Sun. @ 4:00

The Academy Award® short-film nominees are traditionally among the year's most creative and surprising films of any kind, yet they're also the most difficult to find. Back by popular demand, the DFT will present them all in one eye-popping program, with a brief intermission between the animated and live-action categories. Here's your ticket to a satisfying banquet of Oscar® nominated short films, as well as your chance to predict the winners before the awards are handed out on February 22nd!

Note: The first portion of the program will consist of the five nominees in the animation category, plus a few surprise bonus films. The animation program will run approximately 80 minutes and is suitable for persons under 18. The live action shorts - the final half of the program - are recommended for adult audiences only.

ANIMATED

Lavatory Love Story - dir. Konstantin Bronzit
Oktapodi - dir. Julien BocabeilleLe Maison en Petits Cubes - dir. Kunio Kato
This Way Up - dirs. Adam Foulkes and Alan Smith
Presto - dir. Doug Sweetland
Estimated Animation Running Time: 80 min

LIVE ACTION

Auf Der Strecke (On the Line) - dir. Reto Caffi
New Boy - dir. Steph Green
Toyland - dir. Jochen Freydank
The Pig - dirs. Tivi Magnusson and Dorte H√łgh
Manon on the Asphalt - dirs. Elizabeth Marre and Olivier Pont
Estimated Live Action Running Time: 94 min