Oscars

29 April 2019 – 19:30 – Flagey

5 May 2019 – 17:00 – Vendôme

Discover the short movies that were nominated for the last Academy Awards Oscars Ceremony.

 

Mother

Rodrigo Sorogoyen, María del Puy Alvarado

Mother
Country Spain
Genre Fiction
2017 - 18' - Color
A single mother gets a call from her seven-year-old son, who is on holiday with her ex-husband in the French Basque Country. The call becomes a terrible nightmare when the boy tells her he cannot find his father.

Fauve

Jérémy Comte

Inter - Fauve
Country Canada, Québec
Genre Fiction
2018 - 15'52'' - Color
Set in a surface mine, two boys sink into a seemingly innocent power game with Mother Nature as the sole observer...

Marguerite

Marianne Farley, Marie-Hélène Panisset

Marguerite
Country Canada
Genre Fiction
2017 - 19'09'' - Color
An aging woman and her nurse develop a friendship that inspires her to unearth an unacknowledged longing, helping her make peace with her past.

Detainment

Vincent Lambe, Darren Mahon

Detainment
Country Ireland
Genre Fiction
2018 - 29'48'' - Color
Two ten year-old boys are detained by police under suspicion of abducting and murdering a toddler. A true story based on interview transcripts and records from the James Bulger case which shocked the world in 1993.

Skin

Guy Nattiv, Jaime Ray Newman

skin
Country United States
Genre Fiction
2018 - 20' - Color
A small supermarket in a blue collar town, a black man smiles at a 10 year old white boy across the checkout aisle. This innocuous moment sends two gangs into a ruthless war that ends with a shocking backlash.