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Amherst Cinema is Bringing Shorts to the Valley


ACADEMY AWARD NOMINATED LIVE ACTION SHORT FILMS ANIMATION
at Amherst Cinema
Friday 3/14 through Thursday 3/20 4:15, 9:00
Not rated.Total running time 137 minutes


AT NIGHT

Three young women share their problems while spending the holidays in
a hospital cancer ward.Denmark, Oscar Nominees: Christian E.
Christiansen & Louise Vesth. Drama, 40 minutes, Danish w/ English
subtitles.

IL SUPPLENTE (THE SUBSTITUTE)
The arrival of an unusual newcomer galvanizes the students in a high
school classroom. Italy, Oscar Nominee: Andrea Jublin. Comedy, 17
minutes, Italian w/ English subtitles

LE MOZART DES PICKPOCKETS (THE MOZART OF PICKPOCKETS)
Winner of Academy Award!
A pair of unlucky thieves find their fortunes have changed when they
take in a deaf homeless boy. France, Oscar Nominee: Philippe
Pollet-Villard. Comedy, 31 minutes, French w/ English subtitles

TANGHI ARGENTINI
A man who must learn to dance the tango in two weeks asks an office
colleague for help. Belgium, Oscar Nominees: Guido Thys and Anja
Daelemans. Comedy, 13 minutes, French w/ English subtitles

THE TONTO WOMAN
A cattle rustler meets a woman who is living in isolation after being
held prisoner for eleven years by the Mojave Indians. United Kingdom,
Oscar Nominees: Daniel Barber and Matthew Brown. Drama, 36 minutes,
English

ACADEMY AWARD NOMINATED ANIMATED SHORT FILMS
Friday 3/14 through Thursday 3/20 2:15, 7:00
Not rated. Total running time 90 minutes

I MET THE WALRUS
In 1969, fourteen-year-old Jerry Levitan snuck into John Lennon’s
hotel room with his tape recorder and persuaded him to do an
interview. Canada, Oscar Nominee: Josh Raskin. 5 minutes, English, 2D
Animation, Documentary

MADAME TUTLI-PUTLI
A timid woman boards a mysterious night train and has a series of
frightening experiences. Canada, Oscar Nominees: Chris Lavis and
Maciek Szczerbowski. 17 minutes, Silent, Claymation/CGI, Drama

MEME LES PIGEONS VONT AU PARADIS (EVEN PIGEONS GO TO HEAVEN)
A priest tries to sell an old man a machine that he promises will
transport him to heaven. France, Oscar Nominees: Samuel Tourneux and
Simon Vanesse. 9 minutes, French w/ English subtitles, CGI

MY LOVE (MOYA LYUBOV)
In nineteenth-century Russia, a teenage boy in search of love is
drawn to two very different women. Russia, Oscar Nominee: Alexander
Petrov. 27 minutes, Russian with English subtitles, Drama

PETER & THE WOLF
Winner of Academy Award!
A young boy and his animal friends face a hungry wolf in Prokofiev’s
classic musical piece. United Kingdom & Poland, Oscar Nominees: Suzie
Templeton and Hugh Welchman. 27 minutes, Silent, Drama

“I Met the Walrus” sounds pretty awesome. A night of short movies sounds even better. I am excited to see these next week sometime and will write a review.

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