NEW VENUES FOR ACADEMY SHORTS SCREENINGS IN LOS ANGELES Image

For an exclusive Los Angeles engagement, the 2004 Academy Award nominated live action and animated shorts will screen at the Sunset 5 and Playhouse 7/Pasadena beginning on Friday, April 9. These are new locations, updated from the originally reported Laemmle Fairfax.
The Academy Nominated Animations featured in the Apollo showcase are:
WINNER! “Harvie Krumpet” (dir. Adam Elliot, Australia, 22 min) Harvie Krumpet is an ordinary man whose lifelong string of bad luck is offset by occasional episodes of joy. ^ “Nibbles” (dir. Chris Hinton, Canada, 4:30 min.) – A father takes his son’s fishing in the forests of Canada with a few stops along the way.
The Academy Award nominated live action short films featured in the Apollo showcase:
“Torsion” (dir. Stefan Arsenijevic, Slovenia, 14:30 min.) – The members of a choir in Sarajevo are awaiting safe passage through a tunnel when a farmer begs them to help his injured cow. ^ “Squash” (dir. Lionel Bailliu, France, 27 min.) – Alexandre’s boss belittles him as they play squash, and then challenges him to either win the game or lose his job. ^ “The Red Jacket” (dir. Florian Baxmeyer, Germany, 18 min.) – A jacket thrown in the trash by a grieving German father makes its way into the hands of a boy in war-torn Sarajevo.
Special Bonus – 2003 Student Academy Award winner for best animated short
“Perpetual Motion” (dir. Kimberly Miner, USA, 1.5 min.)
Combining Cats and Jelly Toast; yields surprising results.
For more info, visit the Oscar Shorts website.

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