2014 OSCAR NOMINATED LIVE ACTION SHORT FILMS, January 31 thru February 17, Various directors and countries of origin, See full list of titles below.
Directed by: Anders Walter, Denmark, 23 min
A young boy Alfred is dying, but through the stories about HELIUM - a magical fantasy world, told by the hospital's eccentric janitor Enzo, Alfred regains the joy and happiness of his life, and finds a safe haven away from his illness.
THE VOORMAN PROBLEM
Directed by: Mark Gill, UK, 13 min
Doctor Williams is called in to examine the enigmatic Mr Voorman, a prisoner with a peculiar affliction: he believes he is a god. The doctor must decide on the sanity of Mr Voorman: is he a faker or a lunatic? Diagnose him insane and they can ship him off to the asylum. But before making a decision, the doctor has several questions in relation to Voorman's claim: why would a god choose to be straitjacketed in a prison, is there a way he can validate his boast and what has any of this got to do with Belgium?
JUST BEFORE LOSING EVERYTHING
Directed by: Xavier Legrand, France, 29 min
While her children pretend to go to school, Miriam hurries to pick them up and take them to her work place. She explains to her boss that she has to leave the region in a rush. Xavier Legrand is an actor and director, known for" Au Revoir Les Enfants" (1987)," Just Before Losing
Everything"(2013) and"Les mains libres"(2010).
THAT WASN'T ME
Directed by: Esteban Crespo, Spain, 26 min
The short film AQUEL NO ERA YO, written and directed by Spanish director Esteban Crespo, tells the story of Paula and Kaney. Two characters, an African child and a Spanish woman, who could have nothing in common, but will get to join their lives forever through a life giving shot. "That Wasn't Me" was awarded the Goya for the Best Live Action Short-Film by the Spanish Film Academy in 2013 and has so far received more than 90 national and international awards. He currently directs commercials and he is working on his first feature film.
DO I HAVE TO TAKE CARE OF EVERYTHING
Directed by: Selma Vilhunen, Finland, 7 min
Mother Sini wakes up in a panic: she has slept in and the family is late for a wedding. She wakes up her husband Jokke and daughters Ella, 6, and Kerttu, 4. They start to prepare themselves in a hurry. Mother is going crazy since nobody else seems to be able to do anything right. Who has messed father's shirt, hid girls' dresses and the wedding gift?
Lake Worth Playhouse Stonzek Theater (View)
709 Lake Avenue
Lake Worth, FL 33460
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