2018 Oscar Nominated Shorts

Date: Monday, February 12th, 2018
Time: 7:30pm
Location: Bow Tie Squire Cinemas (115 Middle Neck Road, Great Neck)

For the 13th consecutive year, Shorts HD and Magnolia Pictures present the Oscar-Nominated Short Films! We will be screening the Live Action Oscar Shorts – this is your chance to see the nominated films before they announce the winner on Sunday, March 4th.

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Your 2018 Live Action Short Film Nominees Are:

[one_half last=”no”]DeKalb Elementary
Dir. Reed Van Dyk | USA | 20 min

The Eleven O’Clock
Dirs. Derin Seale and Josh Lawson | Australia | 13 min

My Nephew Emmett
Dir. Kevin Wilson, Jr. | USA | 19 min [/one_half]

[one_half last=”yes”]The Silent Child
Dirs. Chris Overton and Rachel Shenton | UK | 20 min

Watu Wote/All of Us
Dirs. Katja Benrath and Tobias Rosen | Germany | 22 min[/one_half]

Special Guest Q&A following the screening with Alexandra Gil (GCIFF Shorts Programmer) and Mara Kassin!

MARA KASSIN is an actress and producer. Mara recently wrapped a starring role in the feature film EXTRA INNINGS. She stars in and associate produces the successful WEB SERIES: THE WEBSERIES and the yearly new works short play festival, THE SPRING FLING with F*it Club. Mara co-produced Shawn Christensen’s CURFEW, which won the 2013 Oscar for Best Live Action Short Film. A short film Mara starred in and co-produced, GRANDMA’S NOT A TOASTER, premiered at the Tribeca Film Festival and went on to win many other festivals.  Her directorial debut NOW OR LATER is currently on the festival circuit showing all around the world. Mara’s recent stage work includes NY Premieres by Liza Birkenmeier, Greg Moss, Halley Feiffer, Heidi Schreck, Anna Ziegler, Brooke Berman, and Caroline McGraw. Film credits include BEFORE I DISAPPEAR, TINY THINGS, ROOTZ, and CUL DE SAC. Mara is producing Caroline McGraw’s upcoming short this Spring and developing a feature with Hilary Bettis.