OSCAR® Nominated Shorts : Animation

The 2017 OSCAR® NOMINATED SHORT FILMS : Animation (90-mins.)
Tuesday, Feb. 21 @ 9pm | The REC ROOM
AB Film Classification Rating: PENDING.

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And the NOMINEES in the Short Film – ANIMATION category are:

BORROWED TIME | Dirs: Andrew Coats & Lou Hamou-Lhadj | USA | 7-mins.
Synopsis: A weathered sheriff returns to a place he’s spent a lifetime trying to forget. With each step forward, he must find the strength to carry on.  BORROWED TIME screened at the 2016 EIFF!  TRAILER.

PEARL | Dir: Patrick Osborne | USA | 6-mins.
Synopsis: Set inside their home, a beloved hatchback, PEARL follows a girl and her dad as they crisscross the country chasing their dreams. It’s a story about the gifts we hand down and their power to carry love, and finding grace in the unlikeliest of places.  TRAILER.

PIPER | Dir: Alan Barillaro | USA | 6-mins.
Synopsis:  A hungry sandpiper hatchling ventures from her nest for the first time to dig for food by the shoreline. The only problem is, the food is buried beneath the sand where scary waves roll up onto the shore.  TRAILER.

BLIND VAYSHA | Dir: Theodore Ushev | Canada | 8-mins.
Synopsis:  Vaysha is not like other young girls.  Her left eye sees only the past. Her right, only the future. Like a terrible curse, Vaysha’s split vision prevents her from living in the present.  TRAILER.

PEAR BRANDY & CIGARETTES | Dir: Robert Valley | Canada | 35-mins.
Synopsis:  Drink and smoke…that’s what Techno Stypes really liked to do. And fight. Now he’s in China.  In need of a liver transplant.  “Get him back to Vancouver” instructs Techno’s father.  This isn’t going to be easy.  TRAILER.

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