Made in Clarkdale

Home | Contact Us | Art & Gallery Guide | Submit Event | Verde News | Villager | Circulars | Today's Ads
KudosAZ.com Arts and Entertainment News Guide | Sedona, Az.
Art & ExhibitsBooks & LiteratureNightlife & DatebookFood & DiningMusicMoviesOn StageSee & Do

home : movies : movies September 15, 2014


Movies header art

4/16/2012 8:09:00 AM
Sedona Film Festival presents Oscar Shorts
Short & Sweet
THE FANTASTIC FLYING BOOKS OF MR. MORRIS LESSMORE  Academy Award-winner for Best Animated Short  is inspired by Hurricane Katrina, Buster Keaton, The Wizard of Oz, and a love for books. It is a poignant, humorous allegory about the curative powers of story.
THE FANTASTIC FLYING BOOKS OF MR. MORRIS LESSMORE Academy Award-winner for Best Animated Short is inspired by Hurricane Katrina, Buster Keaton, The Wizard of Oz, and a love for books. It is a poignant, humorous allegory about the curative powers of story.

THE SHORE  Academy Award-winner for Best Live Action Short  is the uplifting story of two boyhood best friends who are reunited after 25 years, with unexpected results. The film is featured in the Oscar Shorts Program presented by the Sedona International Film Festival at the Mary D. Fisher Theatre April 24-26.
THE SHORE Academy Award-winner for Best Live Action Short is the uplifting story of two boyhood best friends who are reunited after 25 years, with unexpected results. The film is featured in the Oscar Shorts Program presented by the Sedona International Film Festival at the Mary D. Fisher Theatre April 24-26.

The Academy Awards shorts program will premiere in Sedona at the Mary D. Fisher Theatre for three days only: April 24-26. This is your chance to see the Oscar-nominated live action short films plus the Academy Award winners in both the Live Action and Animated categories. The Sedona International Film Festival is proud to present this prestigious program at its new year-round venue.

Featured Oscar-nominated short films will include:

PENTECOST (nominee from Ireland)

When Damian is forced to serve as an altar boy at an important mass in his local parish, he faces a difficult choice: conform to the status quo, or serve an extended ban from his life's passion - football.

RAJU (Germany/India nominee)

A German couple adopts in Kolkata an Indian orphan. Their child suddenly disappears and they realize that they are part of the problem.

TUBA ATLANTIC (nominee from Norway)

When 70-year-old Oskar is told that he has only six days left to live, he wants to put things right with his brother who lives in New Jersey. Inger, a public "death angel" is sent out to help Oscar through his remaining days. A huge horn stands at the edge of the sea, built by the brothers when they were kids. Will its sound cross the Atlantic?

THE SHORE (Oscar winner for Live Action Short, from Northern Ireland)

"The Shore" is the uplifting story of two boyhood best friends - Joe and Paddy - divided for 25 years by the tumult of "The Troubles". When Joe returns home to Northern Ireland, his daughter Patricia brings the two men together for a reunion, with unexpected results. What happened all those years ago? Can old wounds be healed? The answer is both hilarious and moving. "The Shore" is about one of the small personal reconciliations that coincide with a national reconciliation.

THE FANTASTIC FLYING BOOKS OF MR. MORRIS LESSMORE

(Oscar winner for Animated Short, from USA)

Inspired, in equal measures, by Hurricane Katrina, Buster Keaton, The Wizard of Oz, and a love for books, The Fantastic Flying Books of Mr. Morris Lessmore is a poignant, humorous allegory about the curative powers of story. Using a variety of techniques (miniatures, computer animation, 2D animation) co-directors William Joyce and Brandon Oldenburg present a hybrid style of animation that harkens back to silent films and MGM Technicolor musicals.

The Academy Awards Shorts Program will be shown at the Mary D. Fisher Theatre April 24-26. Showtimes will be 4 p.m. on Tuesday and Wednesday (April 24 & 25) and 7 p.m. on Thursday (April 26).

Tickets are $12, or $9 for Film Festival members. For ticket information or reservations, please call (928) 282-1177 or visit the festival and theatre box office, located at 2030 W. 89A, in West Sedona. For more information, visit: www.SedonaFilmFestival.com.

Applewood Kennels - renewed 113012 (V0054087)

    Most Viewed     Recently Commented
•   Blue Moon Trio joins national and regional acts at Pickin in the Pines Festival

•   41st Fiesta del Tlaquepaque Saturday, Sept. 13

•   Cooking competition to benefit 5 charities

•   Sedona Winefest returns weekend of Sept. 27

•   Dance Night with DJ Bobby Russell





Article Comment Submission Form
Comments are not posted immediately. Submissions must adhere to the Use of Service section in our Terms of Use agreement. The email and phone info you provide will not be visible to the public. Rambling or nonsensical comments may not be posted. Comments are limited to 1300 characters or less. In order for us to reasonably manage this feature we may limit your comment entries to five(5) per day.
Submit an Article Comment
First Name:
Required
Last Name:
Required
Telephone:
Required
Email:
Required
Comment:
Required
Passcode:
Required
Anti-SPAM Passcode Click here to see a new mix of characters.
This is an anti-SPAM device. It is not case sensitive.
   


Advanced Search
search sponsored by
Kudos Pickup Location

HSE - Like us on Facebook button
HSE - We want to hear from you
HSE - twitter follow us button




Sedona Spa at Los Abrigados (Sept-Oct)

Home | Contact Us | News Tip | RSS | e-News | Site Map | Art & Gallery Guide
© Copyright 2014 Verde Valley Newspapers, Inc. KudosAZ.com is the entertainment news information source and guide for Sedona, AZ, Cottonwood and Verde Valley area communities in Northern Arizona. Original content may not be reprinted or distributed without the written permission of Western News&Info, Inc.® Verde News Online is a service of WNI. By using the Site, kudosaz.com ®, you agree to abide and be bound by the Site's terms of use and Privacy Policy, which prohibit commercial use of any information on the Site. Click here to submit your questions, comments or suggestions. Verde News Online is a proud publication of Western News&Info Inc.® All Rights Reserved.

Software © 1998-2014 1up! Software, All Rights Reserved