Oscar Nominated Short Films 2017: Live Action

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Catch all of this year’s Oscar nominated short films on The Loft’s big screen before the 89th Annual Academy Awards telecast on Sunday, February 26, 2017!  Predict the winners and you could win free passes to The Loft!

“The short films … offer a vision of what the Academy Awards should and could be but very rarely are:  eclectic, cosmopolitan, scrappy and surprising.” – A.O. Scott, New York Times

Once again, The Loft Cinema is proud to present this nationally-touring program highlighting all of the Live Action Short Films, Animated Short Films and Documentary Short Films that received Academy Award nominations this past year. The Oscar Nominated Short Films 2017 program offers viewers the rare opportunity to experience the year’s best short films from across the globe, collected together in this special cinematic showcase courtesy of Shorts HD and Magnolia Pictures. At the screenings, pick up an “Oscar Shorts Prediction” ballot in the lobby, check off your favorite film, and all those who correctly guess the winner (the winning films will be announced at the Academy Awards ceremony on Sunday, February 26) will be entered into a drawing for free movie passes to The Loft! Pass winners will be notified the week following the Oscar telecast. Don’t miss your golden opportunity to experience all of this year’s Oscar nominated short films, exclusively at The Loft Cinema!

Ennemis Interieurs – During the ‘90s, Algerian terrorism reaches France.  Two men.  Two identities.  One battle. (Dir. by Selim Aazzazi, 2016, France, in French with English subtitles, 28 mins., Not Rated)

Silent Nights – A volunteer at a housing shelter falls for an illegal immigrant. (Dir. by Aske Bang, 2016, Denmark, in Danish with English subtitles, 30 mins., Not Rated)

Sing – Inspired by a true story, Sing follows an award-winning school choir and the new girl in class who just might uncover the ugly secret behind their fame. (Dir. by Kristof Deak, 2016, Hungary, in Hungarian with English subtitles, 25 mins., Not Rated)

Timecode – Luna and Diego are parking lot security guards.  Diego does the night shift, and Luna works by day. (Dir. by Juanjo Gimenez Pena, 2016, Spain, in Spanish with English subtitles, 15 mins., Not Rated)

La Femme et la TGV – A touching story about a lonely woman and a TGV train driver. (Dir. by Tim von Gunten, 2016, Switzerland, in French with English subtitles, 30 mins., Not Rated)

Total program running time: 132 mins.