OSCAR-Nominated Live Action Shorts (2017)

1h 39m / Not Rated / Drama

Dates and Times

Just in time for its 19th annual Hollywood Awards Night OSCAR® watch party on Sunday, March 4, Tampa Theatre will once again partner with ShortsHD™ to present the popular Live Action Short Films program:

  • DeKalb Elementary: Inspired by a 911 call placed during a school shooting incident in Atlanta, Georgia.  USA / 20 minutes
  • The Silent Child: The film centres around a profoundly deaf four year old girl named Libby who is born into a middle class family and lives in a world of silence until a caring social worker teaches her the gift of communication. UK/ 20 minutes
  • My Nephew Emmett: In 1955, a Mississippi preacher tries to protect his 14-year-old nephew, Emmett Till from two racist killers out for blood. Based on true events. USA / 20 minutes
  • The Eleven O’Clock: The delusional patient of a psychiatrist believes he is actually the psychiatrist. As they each attempt to treat each other the session gets out of control. Australia / 13 minutes
  • Watu Wote/All of Us: For almost a decade Kenya has been targeted by terrorist attacks of the Al-Shabaab. An atmosphere of anxiety and mistrust between Muslims and Christians is growing. Until in December 2015, muslim bus passengers showed that solidarity can prevail. Germany / 22 minutes

The Live Action Shorts Program is Not Rated, and is appropriate for children ages 13 and older.

For more than a decade, ShortsHD™ has proudly brought the Oscar Nominated Short Films to audiences across the globe, giving viewers an opportunity to see the nominated films prior to the 90th Annual Academy Awards ceremony.

Doors & bar open a half-hour before show time

Visually Impaired Narrative audio  Closed Captioning  Assistive Listening 

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