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Oscar Shorts 2021: DOCUMENTARIES
The Sedona International Film Festival is proud to present the Northern Arizona premieres of the 2021 Oscar Documentary Shorts Programs April 9-15 at the Mary D. Fisher Theatre. Now an annual film festival tradition, Sedona audiences will be able to see all of the short documentary films nominated for Academy Awards before the Oscar telecast on April 25.
OSCAR DOCUMENTARY SHORTS PROGRAM 2021
• Colette (France/Germany/USA): Resistance took courage in Nazi-occupied France. 75 years later, facing one’s ghosts may take even more.
• A Concerto Is a Conversation (USA): A virtuoso jazz pianist and film composer tracks his family’s lineage through his 91-year-old grandfather from Jim Crow Florida to the Walt Disney Concert Hall.
• Do Not Split (USA/Norway): The story of the 2019 Hong Kong protests, told through a series of demonstrations by local protestors that escalate into conflict when highly armed police appear on the scene.
• Hunger Ward (USA): Filmed from inside two of the most active therapeutic feeding centers in Yemen, “Hunger Ward” documents two female health care workers fighting to thwart the spread of starvation against the backdrop of a forgotten war.
• A Love Song for Latasha (USA): A dreamlike portrait of a vibrant 15-year-old girl whose shooting death sparks the 1992 L.A. Riots.
The Oscar Documentary Shorts Program will show: Friday and Saturday, April 9 and 10 at 4 p.m.; Tuesday, April 13 at 1 p.m.; and Wednesday and Thursday, April 14 and 15 at 7 p.m.
Tickets are $12, or $9 for Film Festival members. For tickets and more information, please call 928-282-1177. Both the theatre and film festival office are located at 2030 W. Hwy. 89A, in West Sedona.