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Cinefest presents: 2016 Oscar Nominated Short Films

Monday, May 30th, 2016 at 7:30pm
Stutterer 310click image for more information FIVE OSCAR NOMINATED

SHORT FILMS FROM 2016 (14A)

Basi Khalil’s Ave Maria: a married Jewish couple and the husband’s elderly, constantly complaining mother crash into the side of a nunnery where the sisters have committed themselves to vows of silence.

Benjamin Cleary’s Stutterer: terminally shy stammerer Greenwood Carson has been pursuing an online flirtation with a crush for six months, but when she asks to meet him in person to take things “offline,” all of his insecurities come bubbling to the surface.

AFI’s Day One: a female interpreter working for the U.S. military finds herself in over her head on her first day of work.

Jamie Donoughue’s Shok: the story of best friends who find their bonds tested amid Civil War tensions in 1998 Serbia.

Patrick Vollrath’s Everything Will be OK: Eight-year-old Lea is excited for her weekend visit with her divorced father, Michael Baumgartner, but not long into their time together, the youngster realizes something is amiss.

STUTTERER WON THE ACADEMY AWARD
Showtime 1 hour 50 minutes

 
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