The 2015 Sundance Film Festival Award-Winning Short Films
Exclusive Tri-State engagement !! August 27 - 30, on the Showboat Majestic, Cincinnati Public Landing
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Essential Event Info
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Cincinnati World Cinema, in cooperation
with Cincinnati Parks, presents...
The 2015 Award-Winning Short Films
One film, SMILF, includes brief nudity and brief strong language. TRT 90 minutes.
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2015 Screening Dates:
Venue opens at 3:15 and 6:15 pm for
the 4:00 and 7:00 pm screenings.
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Public Landing - Cincinnati Riverfront
435 E Mehring Way, Cincinnati OH 45202
T I C K E T S
Open 9-7, Monday-Saturday.
Local Ticket Outlets:
513 281 7487 – Ludlow Ave, Clifton
513 871 8626 – Mt. Lookout Square
513 651 5483 – Downtown Cincinnati
The Sundance Film Festival is widely considered a premier showcase for short film.
With a high level of artistry, the Award-Winning Short Films from this year's Sundance Festival bring us vibrant styles ranging from frenetic comedy to quiet poetry. The six winners include short fiction, documentary and animation from around the world.
Youth, vision and talent define the Sundance shorts winning filmmakers. Four of the six are women and all are under 40 years of age. Learn more about the directors.
Join us on the Showboat Majestic to rekindle the 100-year history of floating cinema on American waterways. Learn more about the Reynolds family and the Majestic's status as a National Historical Landmark, here.
WORLD OF TOMORROW
Short Film Jury Award, Best of Fest
Don Hertzfeld, USA, 17 minutes.
In this dreamy meditation on the significance of memory, a little girl is taken on a mind-bending tour of the distant future where deteriorating copies of humanity seek answers that only their original selves can provide.
Short Film Jury Prize: US Fiction
Frankie Shaw, USA, 9 minutes.
A young single mother struggles to balance the freedom of her old life with her new one as mom. Things come to a head during one particular nap-time when Bridgette invites a former flame over for a visit.
TEMPÉTE SUR ANORAK (Storm Hits Jacket)
Short Film Jury Prize: Animation
Paul Cabon, France, 13 minutes.
As a storm brews on the coast of Brittany, two scientists on the verge of a major discovery become embroiled in industrial espionage and an unexpected menage-a-trois.
Short Film Special Jury Prize, Poetic Vision
Paulina Skibinska, Poland, 15 minutes.
A creative documentary about an underwater search in the dimensions of two worlds — ice desert and under water — told from the point of view of the rescue team, the diver, and the people waiting on shore.
THE FACE OF UKRAINE:
CASTING OKSANA BAIUL
Short Film Jury Prize: Non-Fiction
Kitty Green, Australia/Ukraine, 7 minutes.
A handful of glowing, sequined young girls audition for the role of Olympic champion figure skater Oksana Baiul. With personal and artistic roots in Ukraine, director Kitty Green gently reveals the emotional impact of war and displacement.
Short Film Jury Prize: International Fiction
Atsuko Hirayanagi, Japan/Singapore, 22 minutes.
Setsuko, a 55-year-old single office lady in Tokyo, is given a blonde wig and a new identity, Lucy, by her unconventional, young English-language teacher. "Lucy" awakens desires in Setsuko she never knew existed.
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