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2018 Oscar Nominated Shorts - Documentary

  • The Plaza Cinema & Media Arts Center 20 Terry Street Patchogue, NY, 11772 United States (map)

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Showtimes:

Thurs, Mar 1 - 6:30 P*

*Q&A with Jennifer Gagliardi - Optional intermission wine & cheese pairing (menu before show)


For over a decade, ShortsTV has proudly brought the OSCAR NOMINATED SHORT FILMS to audiences across the globe. This exclusive release features the year’s most spectacular short films across Live Action, Animation, and Documentary and for a limited time is available to watch on the big screen—giving you the opportunity to see them before the Awards.

THE FILMS:

Traffic Stop – USA, 30 mins
Featuring footage caught on a dashcam, TRAFFIC STOP tells the story of Breaion King, a 26-year-old African-American school teacher from Austin, Texas, whose routine traffic violation quickly escalated into a dramatic arrest at the hands of a white police officer.

Heaven is a Traffic Jam on the 405 – USA, 40 mins
This is a portrait of a brilliant 56-year-old artist who is represented by one of Los Angeles’ top galleries.

Edith + Eddie – USA, 29 mins
Edith and Eddie are America’s oldest interracial newlyweds. Their love story is disrupted by a family feud that threatens to tear the couple apart.

Heroin(e) – USA, 39 mins
Huntington, West Virginia is the epicenter of America’s modern opioid epidemic. Award-winning filmmaker Elaine McMillion Sheldon (Hollow) shows a hopefull side of the fight against drugs.

Knife Skills – USA, 40 mins
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 who never cooked or served before?

Running Time 3 hrs 24 mins (includes a 20 minute intermission)
Rating NR

General Admission: $9 * Students: $7 * Members: $6 * Children (12 & Under): $5



Earlier Event: February 27
The Long Shadow