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CINEMATHEQUE AT HOME

2021 Oscar® Nominated Short Films: Live Action Shorts

Available to rent for $11.99
May 7 - June 25
125 minute program

This title is available to rent via Cinematheque at Home for $11.99. This is not only an opportunity for our patrons to see new cinema, but is an important way that they can continue to support independent film during this pandemic with 50% of all sales supporting our theatre.

Each Oscar nominated short is released in one of three distinct feature-length compilations according to their category of nomination: Live Action, Animation or Documentary. It includes excellent work from around the world including South Korea, Palestine, Iceland, Norway, USA and Israel.

The Present
Directed by Farah Nabulsi
2020, Palestine, 25 min, with English subtitles
On his wedding anniversary, Yusef and his young daughter set out in the West Bank to buy his wife a gift. Between soldiers, segregated roads and checkpoints, how easy would it be to go shopping?

Feeling Through
Directed by Doug Roland
2019, USA, 19 min
A late-night encounter on a New York City street leads to a profound connection between a teen-in-need and a DeafBlind man.

The Letter Room
Directed by Elvira Lind and Sofia Sondervan
2020, USA, 33 min
When a corrections officer is transferred to the letter room, he soon finds himself enmeshed in a prisoner’s deeply private life.

Two Distant Strangers
*OSCAR® WINNER*
Directed by Travon Free & Martin Desmond Roe
2020, USA, 25 min
In Two Distant Strangers, cartoonist Carter James’ repeated attempts to get home to his dog are thwarted by a recurring deadly encounter that forces him to re-live the same awful day over and over again.

White Eye
Directed by Tomer Shushan & Shira Hochman
2019, Israel, 21 min, with English subtitles
A man finds his stolen bicycle, which now belongs to a stranger. While attempting to retrieve it, he struggles to remain human.

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Street Gang: How We Got to Sesame Street

Available to rent for $6.99
Held over until July 30!
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Undine

Available to rent for $9.99
June 25 - July 30
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Moby Doc

Available to rent for $9.99
June 25 - July 30
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Lydia Lunch: The War is Never Over

Available to rent for $9.99
July 2 - August 2

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