Just Booked at The Nightlight: Oscar Shorts 2017

Oscar-Nominated Short Films come to Akron on February 10th, in advance of this year’s Academy Awards (February 26th). Be the one at your Oscar party who knows what’s up!

Oscar Shorts 2017, Opens February 10th
http://www.nightlightcinema.com/film/oscar-shorts-2017/
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8vrjpJhlYtU

For the 12th consecutive year, Shorts HD and Magnolia Pictures present the Oscar-Nominated Short Films, opening on Feb. 10th. With all three categories offered – Animated, Live Action and Documentary – this is your annual chance to predict the winners (and have the edge in your Oscar pool)! A perennial hit with audiences around the country (and now the world), don’t miss this year’s selection of shorts. The Academy Awards take place Sunday, Feb. 26th.

Live Action Shorts (Running Time: 132 minutes)

Ennemis Interieurs – dir. Selim Aazzazi, France, 28 minutes
Silent Nights – dir. Aske Bang, Denmark, 30 minutes
Sing – dir. Kristof Deak, Hungary, 25 minutes
Timecode – dir. Juanjo Gimenez Pena, Spain, 15 minutes
La Femme et la TGV – dir. Timo von Gunten, Switzerland, 30 minutes

Documentary Shorts “Program A” (orders TBD, Running Time: 72 minutes)

Extremis – dir. Dan Krauss, USA, 24 minutes
4.1 Miles – dir. Daphne Matziaraki, USA, 22 minutes
Joe’s Violin – dir. Kahane Cooperman, USA, 24 minutes

Documentary Shorts “Program B” (Running Time 82 minutes)

Watani: My Homeland – dir. Marcel Mettelsiefen, 39 minutes
The White Helmets – dir. Orlando von Einsiedel, 41 minutes

Animated Shorts (Running Time: 86 minutes)

Borrowed Time – dirs. Andrew Coats and Lou Hamou-Lhadj, USA, 7 minutes
Pearl – dir. Patrick Osborne, USA, 6 minutes
Piper – dir. Alan Barillaro, USA, 6 minutes
Blind Vaysha – dir. Theodore Ushev, Canada, 8 minutes
The Head Vanishes (additional film) – 9 minutes
Asteria (additional film) – 5 minutes
Happy End (additional film) – 6 minutes
Pear Brandy and Cigarettes – dir. Robert Valley, Canada and UK, 35 minutes