Academy Awards Documentary Shorts Program B

Academy Awards Documentary Shorts Program B

A key fixture of the awards season, the theatrical release featuring Live Action, Animation and Documentary short films is the only opportunity for audiences around the country to watch the nominated shorts prior to the 85th Academy Awards® ceremony on February 24, 2013.

The films showing in Documentary Program B are:

Redemption (dirs. John Alpert and Matthew O’Neill, USA/English, 35 minutes) – In New York City, individuals known as canners survive by collecting cans and bottles from trash and recycling bins and redeeming them for money.

Open Heart (dirs. Keif Davidson and Cori Shepherd Stern, USA/English, 39 minutes) – Eight Rwandan children with serious heart disease travel to the Salam Centre in Sudan for treatment.


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Running Time
80 mins

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