Academy Awards Documentary Shorts Program A

Academy Awards Documentary Shorts Program A

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 A are:

King’s Point (dirs. Sari Gilman and Jedd Wider, USA/English, 40 minutes) – Over the course of a decade, five senior citizens living in the Kings Point retirement community face loss, illness and an increasing sense of isolation in their lives.

Mondays at Racine (dirs. Cynthia Wade and Robin Honan, USA/English, 39 minutes) – On the third Monday of every month, sisters Cynthia and Rachel open their Long Island beauty salon to women undergoing chemotherapy.

Inocente (dirs. Sean Fine and Andrea Nix Fine, USA/English, 42 minutes) – Fifteen-year-old Inocente, a homeless, undocumented immigrant, clings to her determination to become an artist in the face of a bleak future.


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126 mins

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