OSCAR®-Nominated Live Action Short Films (2020)
- Presented By: Tampa Theatre
- Time: 7:30 PM
- 711 N Franklin St, Tampa, FL 33602
Tampa Theatre is ripping open the envelope to announce a month-long OSCAR ® Nominee Showcase, leading up to the historic theatre’s 22 nd annual Hollywood Awards Night celebration on Sunday, April 25. Just in time for its 22nd annual Hollywood Awards Night celebration on Sunday, April 25, Tampa Theatre will once again partner with ShortsHD™ to present the popular OSCAR®-Nominated Live Action Short Films program: The Present: On his wedding anniversary, Yusef and his young daughter set out in the West Bank to buy his wife a gift. Between soldiers, segregated roads and checkpoints, how easy would it be to go shopping? Palestine / 25 min Feeling Through: A late-night encounter on a New York City street leads to a profound connection between a teen-in-need and a DeafBlind man. USA / 19 min Two Distant Strangers: Cartoonist Carter James’ repeated attempts to get home to his dog are thwarted by a recurring deadly encounter that forces him to re-live the same awful day over and over again. USA / 25 min White Eye: A man finds his stolen bicycle, which now belongs to a stranger. While attempting to retrieve it, he struggles to remain human. Israel / 21 min The Letter Room: When a corrections officer is transferred to the letter room, he soon finds himself enmeshed in a prisoner’s deeply private life. USA / 33 min The Live Action Shorts Program is Not Rated, and is appropriate for adult audiences.