february 2018

fri09feb8:00 pmOSCAR-Nominated Live Action Shorts8:00 pm Tampa Theatre, 711 North Franklin Street Tampa, FL 33602


Event Details

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


(Friday) 8:00 pm


Tampa Theatre

711 North Franklin Street Tampa, FL 33602