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THE OSCAR NOMINATED SHORT FILMS 2013 - LIVE ACTION

27.2. and 6.3. 2013

Wednesday 27. 2. 2013 | 20 : 30 | BIO OKO, Františka Křížka 460/15, Prague (map)
Wednesday 6. 3. 2013 | 19 : 00 | KINO JUNIOR, Jiráskova 4898/9, Jablonec nad Nisou (map)
Thursday 7. 3. 2013 | 20 : 15 | BIO CENTRÁL, třída Karla IV. 774, Hradec Králové (map)

The Oscar season is at its peak. How many films that received Academy Awards have you seen? And what about short films? Not a single one? iShorts provides you with an opportunity to see all five nominated short films for the Best Short Film Academy Award. Seats are limited and are being sold fast. Wednesday – Live Action films
iShorts present: Short films nominated for Academy Awards 2013

ASAD (SOUTH AFRICA / USA)

Director: Bryan Buckley | Producer: Mino Jarjoura |

Year: 2012 | Length: 18 min | Live Action |

Set in a war-torn fishing village in Somalia, an all-Somali, refugee cast brings to life this coming of age fable of a Somali boy who is faced with falling into the pirate life, or rising above to choose the path of an honest fishing man.

BUZKASHI BOYS (AFGHANISTAN / USA)

Director: Sam French | Producer: Ariel Nasr |

Year: 2012 | Length: 28 min | Live Action |

Set against the dramatic landscape of contemporary Afghanistan and the National sport of Buzkashi – a brutal game of horse polo played with a dead goat – Buzkashi Boys tells the coming of age story of two best friends, a charismatic street urchin and a defiant blacksmith's son, who struggle to realize their dreams as they make their way to manhood in one of the most war-torn countries on Earth. Shot on location in Kabul city by an alliance of Afghan and international film makers, Buzkashi Boys is a look at the life that continues beyond the headlines of war in Afghanistan.

CURFEW (USA)

Director: Shawn Christensen | Producers: Damon Russell, Mara Kassin, Andrew Napier |

Year: 2012 | Length: 19 min | Live Action |

At the lowest point of his life, Richie gets a call from his estranged sister, asking him to look after his nine-year old niece, Sophia, for the evening.

DEATH OF A SHADOW (BELGIUM / FRANCE)

Director: Tom Van Avermaet | Producer: Ellen De Waele |

Year: 2012 | Length: 20 min | Live Action |

Soldier Nathan died during World War I. A strange collector imprisoned his shadow and gave him a new chance: a second life against 10,000 captured shadows. It is love that guides him, as his purpose is to meet Sarah again, the woman he fell in love with before he died. But then he discovers that she's already in love with someone else, jealousy clouds his mind and pushes him towards a bitter decision, not without consequences.

HENRY (CANADA)

Director: Yan England | Producer: Yan England |

Year: 2012 | Length: 21 min | Live Action |

Henry, a great concert pianist, has his life thrown in turmoil the day the love of this life, Maria, disappears mysteriously. He'll then discover the inevitable verdict of life.

Total lenght of the screening 106 min.

 

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