Oscar® Shorts 2017 english

imageoscarnominatedshorts_ohneclaim1000pxlShorts Attack in march

Exklusively from Hollywood: In Cooperation with Shorts.TV interfilm Shorts Attack offers Oscar®-Nominations 2017 with German subtitles to German cinemas.

Shorts Attack presents „Live Action“ and „Animation“ in march 2017, interfilm distribution already starts offering the program on february 23.

This is the countdown:
– on thursday 24 january 2017 announcement of the nominated.
– on sunday 26 february 2017: 89th Academy Awards in Hollywood.

Oscar® Shorts at Shorts Attack is a project from interfilm distribution.




Program 1:

Live Action

5 films – 127 min

Ennemis intérieurs film still_bINNER ENIMIES / Ennemis Intérieurs
Sélim Azzazi
27:30 min
In the 1990s, as the Algerian civil war rages and terrorists infiltrate France, a French police officer of Algerian descent conducts a rancorous interview with a French-born Algerian man seeking naturalization.


Poster_Le femme-web_bLA FEMME ET LE TGV
Timo von Gunten and Giacun Caduff
Switzerland 2016 – 30 min
Elise has been waving at the express train as it passes by her home every day for three decades. A letter from the train’s conductor begins a correspondence between the two, and when the train is detoured to another route, Elise goes in search of her man.


main_Silent Nights still 1- web_bSILENT NIGHTS
Aske Bang and Kim Magnusson
Denmark, Ghana 2015 – 30 min
Young Danish woman Inger volunteers at a homeless shelter in Copenhagen, where she meets and falls in love with Kwame, an undocumented immigrant from Ghana. The couple builds a life together, but a devastating secret from Kwame’s past may undermine their happiness.


_main_Sing_Still1_web_bSING/ Mindenki
Kristof Deák and Anna Udvardy
25 min
While Zsofi is thrilled to join the choir at her new school, her joyous love of singing is soon halted by the music teacher’s perfectionism. The kids start with a bif plan.


Juanjo Giménez
15 min
Luna and Diego are the parking lot security guards – Luna by day, Diego by night. Time enough to fill an deserted place with life. Time to consider love, time to dance!


Program 2:


8 films – 83 min

Theodore Ushev
Canada 2015
8 min
In this metaphoric tale of timeless wisdom and beauty based on the eponymous short story by Georgi Gospodinov, filmmaker Theodore Ushev reminds us of the importance of keeping our sights on the present moment.


_main_Boworred Time_still1-bBORROWED TIME
Andrew Coats and Lou Hamou-Lhadj
USA 2015
6 min
A weathered Sheriff returns to the remains of an accident he has spent a lifetime trying to forget. With each step forward, the memories come flooding back. Faced with his mistake once again, he must find the strength to carry on.


Patrick Osborne
USA 2016 – 6 min
An itinerant musician travels around the country with his young daughter in their old hatchback and juggles his passion for performing with providing his daughter with a stable life. The daughter grows up with a love of music and adventure, and is able to repay her father for nurturing her creativity.


Alan Barillaro and Marc Sondheimer
USA 2016 – 6 min
Young Piper, a sandpiper hatchling, leaves her nest for the first time to hunt for food but is too scared of the crashing waves to reach the yummy morsels hidden in the sand. After meeting an unusual ally, Piper attempts to face her fears and increase her confidence.

Once_Upon_a_Line2_bONCE UPON A LINE
Alicja Jasina
USA 2016, 7 min
A man leads a monotone, humdrum existence until he suddenly falls in love. What follows is a short portrait of a difficult relationship marked by a struggle for control and identity. The ending gives hope for a new beginning and a change of perspective.


Alexandre  Arpentinier,  Mathieu  Blanchys,  Lola  Grand,  Tristan Lamarca,  Thomas  Lemaille, Jean-Charles Lusseau
France 2016
4:30 min
Two  astronauts  go  on  the  conquest  of  an  unknown  planet  but  an unusual  situation  will  put  their professionalism to the test.


Franck Dion
France 2016
Jacqueline isn’t  quite in  her  right mind  anymore,  but  she’s  determind  to  take  the train  to the  seaside,  as  she  does  every  sum-mer.  Only  this  year,  she’ s  constantly  being  followed  by  some woman who claims to be her daughter and the trip takes some unexpected, phantasmagorcial turns.


_main_Pear Cider and Cigarettes_still-bPEAR CIDER AND CIGARETTES
Robert Valley and Cara Speller
Canada 2016 – 35 min
Acclaimed graphic novelist Robert Valley’s first animated short is the tale of a charismatic but self-destructive friend living on the edge. The brutally honest story of Robert’s turbulent relationship with a friend from childhood, who cries out for help from a military hospital in China.



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