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Cinema Social: OSCAR SHORTS NIGHT 2019!

Published On February 14, 2019 | By John Hanshaw | FILM SCREENINGS

WASHINGTON FILM INSTITUTE
cordially invites you to
CINEMA SOCIAL: OSCAR SHORTS NIGHT 2019! 

THURSDAY 14 FEBRUARY

5:30 – 7:20PM
HAPPY HOUR @ HARD ROCK CAFE
999 E St NW, WDC 20004 / MAP
Oval Reception Rm (upstairs)

7:20PM Films Begin
LANDMARK E ST. CINEMA
555 11th St NW (Enter E Street btwn 10th & 11th) DC 20004  / MAP

Join other FILM LOVERS on VALENTINE’S DAY to MIX and MINGLE at the HARD ROCK CAFE. Then join for the SHORTS (Live Action) at E ST!

FILM LINEUP

DETAINMENT

DETAINMENT
Dir. Vincent Lambe | Ireland | 30 min

Two ten year-old boys are detained by police.  A true story based on interview transcripts from a case which shocked the world and continues to incite public outrage across the UK today.

FAUVRE

FAUVE
Dir. Jeremy Comte | Canada | 17 min

Set in a surface mine, two boys sink into a seemingly innocent power game with Mother Nature as the sole observer. Alone in the wild the two boys play around. Complicity evolves into a confrontation where one wants to have power over the other. Taking proportions larger than nature, this game will not prove as harmless as they thought.

 

MADRE

MADRE
Dir. Rodrigo Sorogoyen | Spain | 19 min

A single mother receives a call from her seven-year-old son who is on vacation with his father in the French Basque Country.

MARGUERITE

MARGUERITE
Dir. Marianne Farley | Canada | 19 min

An aging woman and her nurse develop a friendship that inspires her to unearth unacknowledged longing and thus help her make peace with her past.
 

SKIN

SKIN
Dir. Guy Nattiv | USA | 20 min

A small supermarket in a blue collar town, a black man smiles at a 10 year old white boy across the checkout aisle. This innocuous moment sends two gangs into a ruthless war that ends with a shocking backlash.

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