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Egyptian Theatre
6712 Hollywood Boulevard
Hollywood, CA 90028 Map
Fri, Feb 28, 2014

Oscar-Nominated Live-Action Shorts of 2013
Distributed by Shorts International and Magnolia Pictures.

The American Cinematheque presents all of the 2013 Oscar-nominated live-action shorts.

"Helium" (Anders Walter and Kim Magnusson, Denmark/Danish, 23 min.) A dying boy finds comfort in the tales of a magical land called HELIUM, told to him by the hospital janitor.

"The Voorman Problem" (Mark Gill and Baldwin Li, UK/English, 13 min.) A psychiatrist is called to a prison to examine an inmate named Voorman, who is convinced he is a god. Starring Martin Freeman.

"Avant Que De Tout Perdre / Just Before Losing Everything" (Xavier Legrand and Alexandre Gavras, France/French, 30 min.) Miriam has left her abusive husband and taken refuge with her children in the local supermarket where she works.

"Aquel No Era Yo / That Wasn’t Me" (Esteban Crespo, Spain/Spanish, 24 min.) Paula, a Spanish aid worker, has an encounter with an African child soldier named Kaney.

"Do I Have to Take Care of Everything" (Selma Vilhunen and Kirsikka Saari, Finland/Finnish, 7 min.) Sini tries frantically to get her family ready to leave for a wedding, but her husband and two children are interfering with her efforts.

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Approx 108 min. | English subtitles if language is other than English.
Egyptian Theatre • Fri, Feb 28, 2014 • 7:30pm

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