2012 Academy Award Documentary Short Subject Program
A film by Varies
See four of the 2012 contenders for the Academy Award for best Documentary Short Subject film. Films Include:
- The Tsunami and the Cherry Blossom – 39 minutes – Japan/USA – Lucy Walker
Survivors in the areas hardest hit by Japan’s recent tsunami find the courage to revive and rebuild as cherry blossom season begins.
- Incident in New Baghdad – 25 minutes – USA – James Spione
One of the most notorious incidents of the Iraq War – the July 2007 slayings of two Reuters journalists and a number of other unarmed civilians by US attack helicopters
- Saving Face – 40 minutes – Pakistan/USA – Daniel Junge, Sharmeen Obaid Chinoy
Every year hundreds of people — mostly women — are attacked with acid in Pakistan.
- The Barber of Birmingham: Foot Soldier of the Civil Rights Movement – 25 minutes – USA – Gail Dolgin and Robin Fryday
Mr. James Armstrong is a barber, a “foot soldier” and a dreamer whose barbershop in Birmingham, Alabama has been a hub for haircuts and civil rights since 1955.
- Production Year
- Running Time
- 130 mins
Past Screenings (since April 2nd, 2009)
- Wednesday, Feb 22, 2012
- Tuesday, Feb 21, 2012
- Monday, Feb 20, 2012
- Sunday, Feb 12, 2012
- Saturday, Feb 11, 2012
- Friday, Feb 10, 2012
See showtimes for all currently scheduled films.