2019 Documentary oscar shorts

Sat FEB 23 @ 4pm

BLACK SHEEP UK/27MINS/2018
Filmed with non-actors in locations where the real events took place 15 years ago, Black Sheep blurs the boundaries between documentary and fiction to pose difficult and highly topical questions about race and identity. Who decides what makes us who we are? And what compromises are we prepared to make in order to fit in?

END GAME USA/40MINS/2018
Where will loved ones spend their last days? Who will be in the room? What feelings and secrets need to be shared with family before it is too late? Academy Award-winning filmmakers Rob Epstein and Jeffrey Friedman (and Provincetown Film Society Advisory Board Members) probe these questions and more in the context of two San Francisco Bay Area medical facilities on the forefront of creating new paradigms for end of life decisions with grace.

LIFEBOAT USA/34MINS/2018
Volunteers from a German non-profit risk the waves of the Mediterranean to pluck refugees from sinking rafts pushing off from Libya in the middle of the night.

A NIGHT AT THE GARDEN USA/7MINS/2018
In 1939, 20,000 Americans rallied in New York’s Madison Square Garden to celebrate the rise of Nazism – an event largely forgotten from American history.

PERIOD. END OF SENTENCE. USA/26MINS/2018
In a rural village outside Delhi, India, women lead a quiet revolution. They fight against the deeply rooted stigma of menstruation.  For generations, these women didn’t have access to pads, which lead to health problems and girls missing school or dropping out entirely. But when a sanitary pad machine is installed in the village, the women learn to manufacture and market their own pads, empowering the women of their community.

 

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143 minutes