Documentary Oscar Nominated Short Films

The 2018 Documentary Oscar Nominated Short Films. There will be a short intermission between Program A and Program B. These films are rated R.

PROGRAM A (Running Time: 102 minutes)
Traffic Stop – Kate Davis and David Heilbroner, USA, 30 minutes

This HBO Documentary film tells the story of Breaion King, a 26-year-old African-American schoolteacher from Austin, TX who was stopped for a routine traffic violation that escalates into a harrowing arrest.

Edith + Eddie – Laura Checkoway and Thomas Lee Wright, USA, 29 minutes
Edith and Eddie, ages 96 and 95, are America's oldest interracial newlyweds. Their love story is disrupted by a family feud that threatens to tear the couple apart.

Heaven is a Traffic Jam on the 405 – Frank Stiefel, USA, 40 minutes
This is a portrait of a brilliant 56 year old artist who is represented by one of Los Angeles’ top galleries. Her body of raw, emotional work reveals a lifetime of depression and mental disorder.

PROGRAM B (Running Time: 82 minutes)
Heroin(e) – Elaine McMillion Sheldon and Kerrin Sheldon, USA, 39 minutes
Once a bustling industrial town, Huntington, West Virginia has become the epicenter of America’s modern opioid epidemic, with an overdose rate 10 times the national average.

Knife Skills – Thomas Lennon, USA, 40 minutes

What does it take to build a world-class French restaurant? What if the staff is almost entirely men and women just out of prison? What if most have never cooked or served before, and have barely two months to learn their trade?


Passes Accepted: Guest Pass and Member Guest Pass.

Assistive Listening
Available
Format
Digital
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Showtimes

Thursday 02/15/18