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Jan
24
Fri
2020
Deconstructing Abbey Road: Side Two @ Great Neck Cinemas at the Squire
Jan 24 @ 7:30 pm
Deconstructing Abbey Road: Side Two @ Great Neck Cinemas at the Squire

Long Island Premiere!

The Beatles’ Abbey Road is a masterpiece filled with classic Beatles songs, such as “Come Together,” “Something” and “Here Comes the Sun”. In Deconstructing Abbey Road: Side Two, ‘Beatleologist’ Scott Freiman has created one of his most in-depth “deconstructions.” Freiman takes the audience on a journey track-by-track explaining the inspiration for the songs and their evolution in the studio.

Director | Sean Gallagher, Justin Drobinski
Running Time | 90 minutes
Production Country | USA
Release Year | 2019

Feb
2
Sun
2020
2020 Oscar Nominated Short Films – Animated @ Great Neck Cinemas at the Squire
Feb 2 @ 4:30 pm
2020 Oscar Nominated Short Films - Animated @ Great Neck Cinemas at the Squire

Join us as we present this year’s selection of the Oscar-Nominated Short Films.

For the 15th consecutive year, Shorts HD and Magnolia Pictures present the Oscar-Nominated Short Films.  This is your chance to see the Animated Shorts on the big screen before the Academy Awards.  Here are the nominees:

DCERA (DAUGHTER) – Directed by Daria Kashcheeva. Czech Republic/15mins/2019 – In a hospital room, the daughter recalls a childhood moment when as a little girl she tried to share her experience with an injured bird with her father.  A moment of misunderstanding and a lost embrace has stretched into many years all the way to this hospital room, until the moment when a window pane breaks under the impact of a little bird.

HAIR LOVE – Directed by Matthew A. Cherry, Everett Downing Jr and Bruce W. Smith. USA/7mins/2019 – A heartfelt animated short film that centers around the relationship between an African-American father, his daughter Zuri, and the most daunting task a father could ever come across – doing his daughter’s hair for the first time.

KITBULL – Directed by Rosana Sullivan. USA/9mins/2019 – An unlikely connection sparks between two creatures: a fiercely independent stray kitten and a pit bull. Together, they experience friendship for the first time.

MEMORABLE – Directed by Bruno Collet. France/12mins/2019 – Recently, Louis, a painter, is experiencing strange events.  His world seems to be mutating. Slowly, furniture, objects and people lose their realism. They are destructuring, sometimes disintegrating…

SISTER – Directed by Siqi Song.  China-USA/8mins/2018 – A man thinks back to his childhood memories of growing up with an annoying little sister in China in the 1990s. What would his life have been like if things had gone differently?

PREDICT THE WINNERS AND WIN FREE MOVIE TICKETS!

At each Shorts screening, enter your vote for the film that will get the Oscar and you could win a free pair of tickets to an upcoming film presented by the Gold Coast Cinema Series!

**One lucky winner will be chosen from each screening from those who guess correctly.  Winners will be notified after the Academy Awards Ceremony.

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Don’t miss our special screening of Oscar-Nominated Live-Action Short Films on February 5th, 2020. Click HERE for more info!
Feb
5
Wed
2020
2020 Oscar Nominated Short Films – Live Action @ Great Neck Cinemas at the Squire
Feb 5 @ 7:30 pm
2020 Oscar Nominated Short Films - Live Action @ Great Neck Cinemas at the Squire

Join us as we present this year’s selection of the Oscar-Nominated LIVE ACTION Short Films.

For the 15th consecutive year, Shorts HD and Magnolia Pictures present the Oscar-Nominated Short Films.  This is your chance to see the Live Action Shorts on the big screen before the Academy Awards.  Here are the nominees:

A SISTER – Directed by Delphine Girard.  Belgium/16mins/2018 – A night. A car. Alie is in trouble. To get by she must make the most important call of her life.

BROTHERHOOD – Directed by Meryam Joobeur.  Canada-Tunisia-Qatar-Sweden/25mins/2018 – Mohamed is a hardened shepherd living in rural Tunisia with his wife and two sons. Mohamed is deeply shaken when his oldest son Malik returns home after a long journey with a mysterious new wife. Tension between father and son rises over three days until reaching a breaking point.

NEFTA FOOTBALL CLUB – Directed by Yves Piat.  France-Tunisia/17mins/2018 – Yves Piat discovered the world of cinema through his technician work as a decorator and studio manager on set. He developed the Nefta Football Club story by mixing a personal experience coming from his childhood and his observations after several journeys in South Morocco.

SARIA – Directed by Bryan Buckley.  USA/22mins/2019 – Saria is the tale of two inseparable orphaned sisters, Saria and Ximena, as they fight against daily abuse and unimaginable hardship at Virgen de la Asuncion Safe home in Guatemala. Our story follows the events leading up to the tragic fire in 2017 that claimed the lives of 41 orphaned girls. Saria is premiering at the 2020 Oscar Shorts.

THE NEIGHBOR’S WINDOW – Directed by Marshall Curry.  USA/22mins/2019 – Inspired by a true story, The Neighbor’s Window tells the story of Alli (Maria Dizzia), a mother of young children who has grown frustrated with her daily routine and husband (Greg Keller). But her life is shaken up when two free-spirited twenty-somethings move in across the street and she discovers that she can see into their apartment.

PREDICT THE WINNERS AND WIN FREE MOVIE TICKETS!

At each Shorts screening, enter your vote for the film that will get the Oscar and you could win a free pair of tickets to an upcoming film presented by the Gold Coast Cinema Series!

**One lucky winner will be chosen from each screening from those who guess correctly.  Winners will be notified after the Academy Awards Ceremony. 

 

 

>>BUY TICKETS

Don’t miss our special screening of Oscar-Nominated ANIMATED Short Films on February 2nd, 2020. Click HERE for more info!
Feb
29
Sat
2020
Youth Film Day 2020 @ Hofstra University Campus
Feb 29 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
Youth Film Day 2020 @ Hofstra University Campus
A Free Day of Workshops, Screenings & Special Programs for Emerging Filmmakers in Grades 7-12

Registration is Required | Includes Lunch and Special Giveaways!


Hofstra University is the Exclusive University Partner of the Gold Coast Arts Center’s Film Programming and the Gold Coast International Film Festival.