Flickers Presents: Oscar Shorts at PPL

Saturday, February 21, 2015

1:30 PM-3:00 PM

Cost: Free and Open to All

Providence Public Library
150 Empire Street
Providence, RI 02903

Auditorium (3rd Floor)

Sat, 2015-02-21 13:30 - 15:00

Oscar Shorts

Join us as RIIFF opens its vaults for a retrospective of past Oscar nominees!

Dam Keeper (Animation) Directed byRobert Kondo and Daisuke 'Dice' Tsutsumi (USA)

The Dam Keeper, a short film by feature-animation artists Robert Kondo and Dice Tsutsumi tells the tale of a young pig with an important job, and a new classmate who changes everything.(26 min)

The Bigger Picture(Animation) Directed by Daisy Jacobs  (UK)

Tensions arise between two brothers as their elderly mother requires more care.8 min.

The Phone Call Directed by Mat Kirby(UK)

THE PHONE CALL follows HEATHER, (played by Golden Globe winner SALLY HAWKINS), a shy lady who works at a helpline call centre. When Heather receives a phone call from a mystery man (played by Oscar winner JIM BROADBENT) she has no idea that the encounter will change her life forever. 21 min.

My Father's Truck Directed by Mauricio Osaki(Vietnam)

My Father's Truck is a part coming-of-age part road film about 10-year-old Mai Vy as she skips school one day to help her father with his passenger truck for hire. 15 min.

Baghdad Messi Directed bySahim Omar Kalifa(Iraq)

Little Hamoudi (10) is totally obsessed with football. Just as the rest of the world, he and his friends are eagerly looking forward to the Champions League finale FC Barcelona-Manchester United. The long awaited clash between Messi and Ronaldo. But then Hamoudi's television breaks down… 19 min.

Parking is available at the Providence Hilton Parking Garage: $3/3 hours. 

Bring ticket for stamping at the Library.

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