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Oscar-Nominated Live-Action Shorts

Oscar-Nominated Live-Action Shorts

Note to parents: consider the live-action shorts program rated R for violence and some language.

DEKALB ELEMENTARY USA/20MINS/2017
Director: Reed Van Dyk
Writer: Reed Van Dyk
Producers: Reed Van Dyk, Cory Desrosiers, Christopher Leavins, Enrique Diaz, Morgan Peterson and Ricardo Ramirez
Synopsis: Inspired by a 911 call placed during a school shooting incident in Atlanta, Georgia

MY NEPHEW EMMETT USA/20MINS/2017
Director: Kevin Wilson, JR.
Producer: Kevin Wilson, JR.
Synopsis: In 1955, a Mississippi preacher tries to protect his 14-year-old nephew, Emmett Till from two racist killers out for blood.
Based on true events.

THE ELEVEN O'CLOCK AUSTRALIA/13MINS/2016
Director: Derin Seale
Producers: Josh Lawson and Karen Bryson
Synopsis: The delusional patient of a psychiatrist believes he is actually the psychiatrist. As they each attempt to treat each other the
session gets out of control.

THE SILENT CHILD UK/20MINS/2017
Director: Chris Overton
Writer: Rachel Shenton
Producers: Rebecca Harris, Danny Ormerod and Julie Foy
Synopsis: THE SILENT CHILD centres around a profoundly deaf four year old girl named Libby who is born into a middle class family
and lives in a world of silence until a caring social worker teaches her the gift of communication.

WATU WOTE/ALL OF US GERMANY & KENYAN/23MINS/2017
Director: Katja Benrath
Producers: Tobias Rosen, Bramwel Iro and Matrid Nyagah
Synopsis: For almost a decade Kenya has been targeted by terrorist attacks of the Al-Shabaab. An atmosphere of anxiety and mistrust
between Muslims and Christians is growing. Until in December 2015, muslim bus passengers showed that solidarity can prevail.

Oscar-Nominated Live-Action Shorts

Fri & Sat February 9 & 10, 2018, 7:30 PM; Sun February 11, 2018, 2:00 PM; Thu March 1, 2018, 7:30 PM, Muenzinger Auditorium

97 min

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International Film Series

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Established 1941 by James Sandoe.

First Person Cinema

(Originally called The Experimental Cinema Group)
Established 1955 by Carla Selby, Gladney Oakley, Bruce Conner and Stan Brakhage.

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(AKA The Rocky Mountain Film Center)
First offered degrees in filmmaking and critical studies in 1989 under the guidance of Virgil Grillo.

Celebrating Stan

Created by Suranjan Ganguly in 2003.

C.U. Department of Cinema Studies & Moving Image Arts

Established 2017 by Chair Ernesto Acevedo-Muñoz.

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Virtual titles to stream from home

Cox & Kjølseth
: Filmmaker Alex Cox & Pablo Kjølseth discuss film topics from their own unique perspectives.

Z-briefs
: Pablo and Ana share Zoom-based briefs on what's currently playing at IFS

Sprocket Damage
: Sprocket Damage digs deep(ish) into current and classic films and film-related subjects to bring to you insightful, humorous, and enlightening perspectives on the industry.

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