Tuesday, February 23, 2016

Oscar Preview at Washington and Jefferson College - Live Action and Animated Short Subjects

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Scene from "Stutterer"

    Washington and Jefferson College in Washington is rolling out its red carpet again for its annual Hollywood soiree! Come to the  Olin Fine Arts Center, 285 E. Wheeling Street in Washington  Feb. 26-27 and see the nominated films for both Live Action and Animated short subjects, then root for your favorites during the Academy Awards on Sunday, February 28! Awards-season attire, photo ops, grand entrances and entourages optional!
Tickets are $12 per person, and one ticket covers the events on both Feb. 26-27. Tickets can be purchased by calling Olin Box Office at 724-223-OLIN (6546). Want a sneak peak? Check out the trailer for the Oscar Shorts at   https://vimeo.com/146928939

*Two FREE tickets with W&J Id. Call the box office Monday - Friday, noon to 6 p.m., until show time on day of show, or after noon this Saturday. More FREE tickets available for immediate family and parents.

Scene from "Sanjay's Super Team Photo Credit: Sanjay's Super Team

ANIMATED SHORTS (Running Time: 86 minutes)
Sanjay’s Super Team – dir. Sanjay Patel, USA, 7 minutes
World of Tomorrow – dir. Don Hertzfeldt, USA, 17 minutes
Bear Story – dir. Gabriel Osorio, Chile, 11 minutes
We Can’t Live Without Cosmos – dir. Konstantin Bronzit, Russia, 16 minutes
If I Was God
The Short Story of a Fox and a Mouse
The Loneliest Spotlight
Catch It (
*Prologue
*The animated short PROLOGUE is NOT suitable for young viewers. The film will be screened as the last entry in the Animated program, at the very end, and will be preceded by a parental guidance title-card. The film features graphic illustrated violence and full male nudity. Please be aware of this when promoting the program.

\"World of Tomorrow"
LIVE ACTION SHORTS (Running Time: 107 minutes)
Ave Maria – dir. Basil Khalil, Palestine/France/Germany, 15 minutes
Shok – dir. Jamie Donoughue, Kosovo/UK, 21 minutes
Everything Will Be OK – dir. Patrick Vollrath, Germany/Austria, 30 minutes (NOTE: this video does not have subtitles, and will be replaced in the next day or two. Apologies.)
Stutterer – dir. Benjamin Cleary, UK/Ireland, 12 minutes
Day One – dir. Henry Hughes, USA, 25 minutes
Live Action- Friday, February 26, 2016 at 7:30
Animated- Saturday, February 27, 2016 at 7:30

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