Oscar Shorts: Live Action
02/02/2014, 2:00 PM to 3:45 PM
$8/$6 Brooks members & students with valid ID / Free with VIP Film Pass map
The Brooks brings back the wildly popular OSCAR nominated short film programs! Don’t miss this opportunity to see the nominated films prior to the 86th Academy Awards ceremony on March 2, 2014. Live Action Shorts include:
A dying boy finds comfort in the tales of a magical land called HELIUM, told to him by the hospital janitor.
Directors: Anders Walter and Kim Magnusson | Denmark | 23 minutes
The Voorman Problem
A psychiatrist is called to a prison to examine an inmate who is convinced he is a god. Starring Martin Freeman.
Directors: Mark Gill and Baldwin Li | UK | 13 minutes
Avant Que De Tout Perdre / Just Before Losing Everything
Miriam has left her abusive husband and taken refuge with her children at her workplace, the local supermarket.
Directors: Xavier Legrand and Alexandre Gavras | France | 30 minutes
Aquel No Era Yo / That Wasn’t Me
A Spanish aid worker has an encounter with an African child soldier.
Director: Esteban Crespo | Spain | 24 minutes
Do I Have to Take Care of Everything
Sini tries frantically to get her family ready to leave for a wedding, but her husband and two children are interfering with her efforts. Directors: Selma Vilhunen and Kirsikka Saari | Finland | 7 minutes