Oscar Nominated Shorts - Live-Action Shorts

See them before the Feb. 24 awards

Oscar Nominated Shorts - Live-Action Shorts
AT NIGHT; Denmark, Oscar Nominees: Christian E. Christiansen & Louise Vesth.
Drama, 40 minutes, Danish w/ English subtitles
Three young women share their problems while spending the holidays in a hospital cancer ward.

IL SUPPLENTE (THE SUBSTITUTE); Italy, Oscar Nominee: Andrea Jublin.
Comedy, 17 minutes, Italian w/ English subtitles
The arrival of an unusual newcomer galvanizes the students in a high school classroom.

LE MOZART DES PICKPOCKETS (THE MOZART OF PICKPOCKETS); France, Oscar Nominee: Philippe Pollet-Villard
Comedy, 31 minutes, French w/ English subtitles
A pair of unlucky thieves find their fortunes have changed when they take in a deaf homeless boy.

TANGHI ARGENTINI; Belgium, Oscar Nominees: Guido Thys and Anja Daelemans
Comedy, 13 minutes, French w/ English subtitles
A man who must learn to dance the tango in two weeks asks an office colleague for help.

THE TONTO WOMAN; United Kingdom, Oscar Nominees: Daniel Barber and Matthew Brown
Drama, 36 minutes, English
A cattle rustler meets a woman who is living in isolation after being held prisoner for eleven years by the Mojave Indians.

(Note: this is not a double feature; separate admission is required for the animated shorts and the live-action shorts programs.)

Oscar Nominated Shorts - Live-Action Shorts

Fri & Sat February 22 & 23, 2008, 9:00 only, The Film Studies Theater in ATLAS 102

137 min total



10 films for $60 with punch card
$9 general admission. $7 w/UCB student ID, $7 for senior citizens
$1 discount to anyone with a bike helmet
Free on your birthday! CU Cinema Studies students get in free.


Pay lot 360 (now only $1/hour!), across from the buffalo statue and next to the Duane Physics tower, is closest to Muenzinger. Free parking can be found after 5pm at the meters along Colorado Ave east of Folsom stadium and along University Ave west of Macky.


Park elsewhere and catch the HOP to campus

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