Oscar Shorts Film Night 2020

Show Me Shorts presents an evening of Oscar-nominated short films. Join us to enjoy the best short films in the world, according to the Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences.

There are four animated shorts and four live action shorts:

  1. Brotherhood directed by Meryan Joobeur – Mohamed is deeply shaken when his oldest son Malik returns home after a long journey with a mysterious new wife.
  2. Memorable directed by Bruno Collet – An aging painter and his wife struggle increasingly to cope with his advancing dementia.
  3. Dcera (Daughter) directed by Daria Kashcheeva – The bond between a father and a daughter is imperiled by matters that go unspoken and hurts that are slow to heal.
  4. A Sister directed by Delphine Girard – A night. A car. Alie is in danger. To get by she must make the most important phone call of her life.
  5. The Neighbors’ Window directed by Marshall Curry – The life of a middle aged woman with small children is shaken up when two free-spirited twenty-somethings move in across the street.
  6. Kitbull directed by Rosana Sullivan – An unlikely connection sparks between two creatures: a fiercely independent stray kitten and a pit bull. Together, they experience friendship for the first time.
  7. Hair Love directed by Matthew A. Cherry – A father tries to do his daughter’s hair for the first time.
  8. Nefta Football Club directed by Yves Piat – In a Tunisian village, children are playing football on a wasteland. Meanwhile, Abdallah and Mohammed come across a donkey with headphones on his ears and bags full of a white powder on his back.

Screening in Auckland: 7pm Tuesday 14 July at The Kingslander, 470 New North Road, Kingsland

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Screening in Wellington: 7pm Wednesday 15 July at The Third Eye, 30 Arthur St, Te Aro

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The screenings take place in the upstairs function room at both venues. There is no allocated seating, so we encourage you to arrive early. The bar will be open with food and drink available for purchase.

The screening takes place in the upstairs function room at The Kingslander. There is no allocated seating, so we encourage you to arrive early. The bar will be open with food and drink available for purchase.

Language: All films screen with English subtitles if not in English

Run Time: approx 120 minutes

Rating: M Offensive language & nudity

Films provided with thanks by: Shorts International

FAQ: Do I have to bring my printed ticket to the event? No, just your name and email confirmation is fine.

FAQ: What are my transport/parking options for getting to and from the event?

The Kingslander is a very short walk from Kingsland train station. There is street parking available but make sure to allow time to find a park. Some of the parking on New North Road is pay and display.

Parking lot and street parking is available at Third Eye Tuatara Bar.

FAQ: Will there be door sales? Previous events have sold out online before the night so it is recommended to pre-book. If online sales do not sell out there may be limited door sales. Door sales are cash only.