July 11, 2001
|American Cinematheque Presents...
2001 Oscar Shorts: Winners & Nominees
by Andrew P. Crane & Carol Crowe.
Tickets available 30 days in advance.
SCHEDULE (by series)
SCHEDULE (by date)
|Co-Presented with APOLLO CINEMA.
Don Hertzfelds "Rejected" (9 min.) (Animated, USA) The latest from the prolific alumni of Spike and Mikes Sick and Twisted Festival of Animation. A fictional collision between art, commercial culture and madness. Paulo Machlines "Una Historia De Futebol" ("History of Soccer") (21 min.) (Live-Action) The filmmaker reminisces about his youth playing soccer with the world-renowned player Pele. Florian Gallenbergers "Quiero Ser" ("I Want To Be") (34 min.) (Winner! Live-Action, Mexico/Germany) Two orphan brothers fight about business and love in the streets of Mexico City. Michael Dudok De Wits "Father and Daughter" (8 min.) (Winner! Animated, UK) This BAFTA Best Animated Short award-winner is about a girls lifetime search for her missing father. Peter Riegert & Ericka Fredericks "By Courier" (13 min.) (Live-Action, USA) Based upon a famous O. Henry story, this heartfelt, funny film concerns ones couple lack of communication skills and the go-between that brings them together again. Gail Lerner & Colin Campbells "Seraglio" (13 min.) (Live-Action, USA) An unhappy housewife becomes an unlikely seductress as love notes begin to crowd her life. Annette & Steffan Schafflers "The Periwig-Maker" (15 min.) (Animated, Germany/UK) Unique-looking, sublime tale of one mans spiritual revelation during the plague years in medieval London. Narrated by Kenneth Branagh.
Discussion to follow with filmmakers Gail Lerner & Colin Campbell (Seraglio).
*Films will not necessarily screen in the order listed above.