Must See Movies of the Week: 2013 Academy Award Nominated Animated and Live Shorts at the DFT

January 30, 2013 No Comments

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The Detroit Film Theatre is once again hosting the nominated short films in the animated and live action categories.  Here is a wonderful opportunity to view films that are unlikely to screen in any wide distribution.

This year’s nominated short animated films include:

Maggie Simpson The Longest Daycare (I’ve actually seen this one and it is a spot on hoot!)

Adam and Dog

Fresh Guacamole

Head over Heels

Paperman

The films nominated for short live action films include:

Death of  a Shadow

Henry

Curfew

Buzkashi Boys

Asad

Screening times (and please go online and buy your tickets now because the performances do sell out)

Friday, February 1 at 7m, Saturday, February 2 at 7pm and Sunday, February 3 at 1 and 6 pm

Friday,  February 8 at 7pm, Saturday February 9 at 7pm and Sunday, February 10 at 1pm and 6pm

Friday, February 15 at 7pm, Saturday, February 16 at 7pm and Sunday, February 17 at 1pm and 6 pm

There is a buzz of excitement for these events that feels alot like the “real” Oscars  must.   Come early, because parking is packed, but the crowds are a big part of the joy of “being there”.

And yes, once again, I am recommending films that I haven’t seen (except the Maggie Simpson).  You be the judge!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!1

Thank you Elliot Wilhelm and the DFT for bringing these films to Detroit again!!! Jolyn Wagner

 

DFT Presents

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