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New Releases Jan 31 – Feb 13, 2020

Oscar Shorts! 2020 Animated Program

83 min

2020

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THE LINEUP

Approximate rating: PG-13. The themes tackled in this year’s Animated program are quite heavy  the death of a parent, Alzheimer’s, China’s one child policy, and more.

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Daughter

Czech Republic / 15 min / 2019

Director: Daria Kashcheeva

Synopsis: In a hospital room, the Daughter recalls a childhood moment when as a little girl she tried to share her experience with an injured bird with her Father. A moment of misunderstanding and a lost embrace has stretched into many years all the way to this hospital room, until the moment when a window pane breaks under the impact of a little bird.

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Hair Love

USA / 7 min / 2019

Directors: Matthew A. Cherry, Everett Downing Jr. & Bruce W. Smith

Synopsis: HAIR LOVE is a heartfelt animated short film that centers around the relationship between an African-American father, his daughter Zuri, and the most daunting task a father could ever come across — doing his daughter’s hair for the first time.

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Kitbull

USA / 9 min / 2019

Director: Rosana Sullivan

Synopsis: KITBULL, directed by Rosana Sullivan and produced by Kathryn Hendrickson, reveals an unlikely connection that sparks between two creatures: a fiercely independent stray kitten and a pit bull. Together, they experience friendship for the first time.

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Mémorable

France / 12 min / 2019

Director: Bruno Collet

Synopsis: Recently, Louis, a painter, is experiencing strange events. His world seems to be mutating. Slowly, furniture, objects and people lose their realism. They are destructuring, sometimes disintegrating…

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Sister

China & USA / 8 min / 2018

Director: Siqi Song

Synopsis: A man thinks back to his childhood memories of growing up with an annoying little sister in china in the 1990s. What would his life have been like if things had gone differently?

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