2019 Oscar-Nominated Short Films: Documentary (A)
Now Showing through Thursday 2/14
Every year Real Art Ways brings the Oscar Nominated Short Films to its cinema so you can enjoy some of the finest film making of the year.
All three categories are offered – Animation, Live Action and Documentary (Programs A & B). This is your annual chance to see all of these nominees before the Academy Awards on Sunday, February 24 at 8 PM.
Black Sheep – Ed Perkins and Jonathan Chinn, UK, 27 minutes
Following the killing in 2000 of a 10-year-old boy of Nigerian descent, Cornelius Walker’s Nigerian mother, fearing that her sons could also be targeted, moves her family from London to Essex. Their housing estate is filled with racists, however, prompting Cornelius to go to extremes to fit in and find friendship.
End Game – Rob Epstein and Jeffrey Friedman, USA, 40 minutes
At Zen Hospice Project in San Francisco, teams of medical professionals, social workers and counselors work with patients and their families to ensure that their end-of-life care is compassionately tailored to their needs while also trying to alleviate their fears about death.