Oscar Shorts 2023: Documentary

Regular $15/ $11 Matinee
Member $11/ $6 Matinee



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166 min


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Director: Kartiki Gonsalves
Producers: Guneet Monga, Achin Jain
India/ 40 Min

THE ELEPHANT WHISPERERS follows an indigenous couple as they fall in love with Raghu, an orphaned elephant given into their care, and tirelessly work to ensure his recovery and survival.


Directors: Evgenia Arbugaeva, Maxim Arbugaev
Producers: Evgenia Arbugaeva, Maxim Arbugaev
UK/ 25 Min

On a remote coast of the Siberian Arctic in a wind-battered hut, a lonely man waits to witness an ancient gathering. But warm- ing seas and rising temperatures bring an unexpected change, and he soon finds himself overwhelmed.


Director: Jay Rosenblatt
Producer: Jay Rosenblatt
USA/ 29 Min

For 17 years, filmmaker Jay Rosenblatt filmed his daughter Ella on her birthday in the same spot, asking the same questions. What results is a unique chance to watch time, to see a young woman come into focus physically, mentally and emotionally.


Directors: Anne Alvergue, Debra McClutchy
Producers: Beth Levison, Judith Mizrachy
USA/ 40 Min

She was once as famous as Jackie O. And then she tried to take down a President. The Martha Mitchell Effect is an archival documentary portrait of the unlikeliest of whistleblowers: Martha Mitchell, a Republican cabinet wife who was gaslighted by the Nixon Administration to keep her quiet. It offers a female gaze on Watergate through the voice of the woman herself.


Directors: Joshua Seftel
Producers: Joshua Seftel, Suzanne Hillinger, Conall Jones
Executive Producer: Malala Yousafzai
Cast: Bibi Bahrami, Saber Bahrami, Richard “Mac” McKinney, Emily McKinney, Dana McKinney, Jomo Williams
USA/ 29 Min

After 25 years of service, a US Marine filled with hatred for Muslims plots to bomb an Indiana mosque. When he comes face to face with the immigrants he seeks to kill, the story takes a shocking twist toward compassion, grace, and forgiveness.


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Featured Films in this Series:

coming soon

The Exorcist: Believer

October 6 - 12

now playing

The Creator

September 29 - October 15

As a future war between the human race and artificial intelligence rages on, ex-special forces agent Joshua is recruited to hunt down and kill the Creator, the elusive architect of advanced AI.

coming soon

The Texas Chainsaw Massacre

October 14 & 15 Only!

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coming soon

The Invisible Man (1933)

October 7 & 10 Only!

While researching a new drug, Dr. Jack Griffin (Claude Rains) stumbles on a potion that can make him invisible.

coming soon

Anatomy of a Fall

October 12

A woman is suspected of her husband’s murder, and their blind son faces a moral dilemma as the sole witness.

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