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New Meetup: SNFCDC Special Wednesday Edition - Oscar Nominated Live Action Shorts @ E Street

From: Julia
Sent on: Tuesday, February 23, 2010 7:49 AM
Announcing a new Meetup for The Sunday Night Film Club - DC Chapter!

What: SNFCDC Special Wednesday Edition - Oscar Nominated Live Action Shorts @ E Street

When: Wednesday, February 24,[masked]:30 PM

Where:
Landmark E-Street Cinema
555 11th St NW
Washington, DC 20004
(202)[masked]‎

Please note: These showings have a tendency to sell out, so buy your tickets in advance if possible!

Please join SNFC-DC for a special Wednesday viewing of the Oscar Nominated Live Action Shorts at E Street Cinema!

"Don't miss this rare opportunity to see all five Academy Award nominees in the category of Best Live Action Short! Program includes: The Door (Ireland), about a father who attempts to come to terms with the devastating affects of the 1986 Chernobyl disaster; Instead of Abracadabra (Sweden), about a man named Tomas who is a bit too old to still be living at home with his parents, but his failure to become a magician leaves him with no other choice. At his father's 60th birthday party Tomas gives him, and all his guests, a quite bizarre show; Kavi (India/USA), in which a boy in India who wants to play cricket and go to school is instead forced to work in a brick kiln as a modern-day slave. Unsatisfied with his fate, Kavi must either accept what he's always been told, or fight for a different life even if he's unsure of the ultimate outcome; Miracle Fish (Australia), in which 8-year-old Joe has a birthday he will never forget. After friends tease him, he sneaks off to the sick bay, wishing everyone in the world would go away. He wakes up to find his dream may have become a reality; and The New Tenants (Denmark/USA), in which a prying neighbour, a glassy-eyed drug dealer, and a husband brandishing both a weapon and a vendetta make up the welcome wagon. Amidst the as-yet-unopened boxes and the hopes for a fresh start for the two men, it might just be the worst moving day ever. Their new apartment reveals its terrifying history in a film that is by turns funny, frightening and unexpectedly romantic. Vincent D'Onofrio and Kevin Corrigan star."

http://www.shortshd.com/theoscarshorts/

Learn more here:
http://www.meetup.com/SNFCDC/calendar/12682701/

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