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<<< March 6 - 13, 2008 >>>

Oscar Nominated & Winning Live Action and Animated Shorts

 

This engagement is an Egyptian Theatre exclusive!

 

 

The American Cinematheque at the Egyptian Theatre presents a limited engagement of all of the 2007 Oscar nominated and winning live action and animated shorts in two separate programs, March 6 – 13, 2008. WINNERS ANNOUNCED 2/24 Nominees include short films from Canada, France, Russia, the United Kingdom, Poland, Denmark, Italy and Belgium. The engagement kicks off on March 6th with both programs in the 616-seat Lloyd E. Rigler Theatre. On all other dates, the programs will take place in the 83-seat Spielberg Theatre. The live action shorts will screen at 7:30 PM each night, followed by a 10:00 PM program of animated shorts. Separate regular priced admission for live action and animation programs, UNLESS you attend both on a single night. Combo Ticket: $15 General; $12 Senior (65+) & students w/ current ID; $10 for American Cinematheque Members.

 

Thursday March 6 – Thursday, March 13, 2008

*This program screens nightly at 7:30 PM (3/6 in Rigler Theatre; 3/7 – 3/13 in Spielberg Theatre)

OSCAR-NOMINATED LIVE ACTION SHORTS, Magnolia Pictures. Total running time: 137 min. Christiansen E. Christiansen & Louise Vesth's "At Night" (Denmark, 40 min., drama). Three young women share their problems while spending the holidays in a hospital cancer ward. Andrea Jublin's "Il Supplente" ("The Substitute," Italy, 17 min., comedy). The arrival of an unusual newcomer galvanizes the students in a high school classroom. Philippe Pollet-Villard's "Le Mozart Des Pickpockets" ("The Mozart of Pickpockets," France, 31 min., comedy). A pair of unlucky thieves find their fortunes have changed when they take in a deaf homeless boy. Guido Thys & Anja Daelemans' "Tanghi Argentini" (Belgium, 13 min., comedy). A man who must learn to dance the tango in two weeks asks an office colleague for help. Daniel Barber & Matthew Brown's "The Tonto Woman" (United Kingdom, 36 min., drama). A cattle rustler meets a woman who is living in isolation after being held prisoner for eleven years by the Mojave Indians. (All films have English subtitles if in another language.) Separate admission for live action and animation programs, UNLESS you attend both on a single night. Combo Ticket: $15 General; $12 Senior (65+) & students w/ current ID; $10 for American Cinematheque Members.

 

Dates/Showtimes

 

Thursday March 6 – Thursday, March 13: Egyptian Theatre

*This program screens nightly at 10:00 PM (3/6 in Rigler Theatre; 3/7 – 3/13 in Spielberg Theatre)

OSCAR-NOMINATED ANIMATED SHORTS, Magnolia Pictures. Total running time: 85 min.

Josh Raskin's "I Met The Walrus" (Canada, 5 min.). In 1969, fourteen-year-old Jerry Levitan snuck into John Lennon's hotel room with his tape recorder and persuaded him to do an interview. Chris Lavis' & Maciek Szczerbowski's "Madame Tutli-Putli" (Canada, 17 min.). A timid woman boards a mysterious night train and has a series of frightening experiences. Samuel Tourneux & Simon Vanesse's "Meme Les Pigeons Vont Au Paradis" ("Even Pigeons Go to Heaven," France, 9 min.). A priest tries to sell an old man a machine that he promises will transport him to heaven. Alexander Petrov's "My Love" (Russia, 27 min.). In 19th Century Russia, a teenage boy in search of love is drawn to two very different women. Suzie Templeton & Hugh Welchman's "Peter & The Wolf" (United Kingdom & Poland, 27 min.). A young boy and his animal friends face a hungry wolf in Prokofiev's classic musical piece. (All films have English subtitles if in another language.) This program is appropriate for ages 10 and up. Separate admission for live action and animation programs, UNLESS you attend both on a single night. Combo Ticket: $15 General; $12 Senior (65+) & students w/ current ID; $10 for American Cinematheque Members.

 

Dates/Showtimes.

Thursday, March 6
7:30 PM
Oscar Nominated Live Action Shorts [Lloyd E. Rigler Theatre]

Thursday, March 6
10:00 PM
Oscar Nominated Animated Shorts [Lloyd E. Rigler Theatre]

Friday, March 7
7:30 PM
Oscar Nominated Live Action Shorts [Spielberg]

Friday, March 7
10:00 PM
Oscar Nominated Animated Shorts [Spielberg]

Saturday, March 8
7:30 PM
Oscar Nominated Live Action Shorts [Spielberg]

Saturday, March 8
10:00 PM
Oscar Nominated Animated Shorts [Spielberg]

Sunday, March 9
7:30 PM
Oscar Nominated Live Action Shorts [Spielberg]

Sunday, March 9
10:00 PM O
scar Nominated Animated Shorts [Spielberg]

Monday, March 10
7:30 PM
Oscar Nominated Live Action Shorts [Spielberg]

Monday, March 10
10:00 PM
Oscar Nominated Animated Shorts [Spielberg]

Tuesday, March 11
7:30 PM
Oscar Nominated Live Action Shorts [Spielberg]

Tuesday, March 11
10:00 PM O
scar Nominated Animated Shorts [Spielberg]

Wednesday, March 12
7:30 PM
Oscar Nominated Live Action Shorts [Spielberg]

Wednesday, March 12
10:00 PM
Oscar Nominated Animated Shorts [Spielberg]

Thursday, March 13
7:30 PM
Oscar Nominated Live Action Shorts [Spielberg]

Thursday, March 13
10:00 PM
Oscar Nominated Animated Shorts [Spielberg]