"Oscar Nominated Short Films 2013: Documentary - New times!"
Friday, February 22, 2013 - Sunday, February 24, 2013
This program is very long so it is divided into Program A and Program B.
PROGRAM A: 12:05 P.M.
King's Point - Over the course of a decade, five senior citizens living in the Kings Point retirement community face loss, illness and an increasing sense of isolation in their lives. (Dir. by Sari Gilman and Jedd Wider, USA/English, 40 mins.)
Mondays at Racine - On the third Monday of every month, sisters Cynthia and Rachel open their Long Island beauty salon to women undergoing chemotherapy. (Dir. by Cynthia Wade and Robin Honan, USA/English, 39 mins.)
Inocente - Fifteen-year-old Inocente, a homeless, undocumented immigrant, clings to her determination to become an artist in the face of a bleak future. (Dir. by Sean Fine and Andrea Nix Fine, USA/English, 42 mins.)
PROGRAM B: 2:50 P.M.
Redemption - In New York City, individuals known as canners survive by collecting cans and bottles from trash and recycling bins and redeeming them for money. (Dir. by John Alpert and Matthew O’Neill, USA/English, 35 mins.)
Open Heart - Eight Rwandan children with serious heart disease travel to the Salam Centre in Sudan for treatment. (Dir. by Keif Davidson and Cori Shepherd Stern, USA/English, 39 mins.)
Running time of Program A 123 minutes. Running time of Program B 83 minutes.