Oscar Shorts 2023: Documentary

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

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166 min

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THE ELEPHANT WHISPERERS
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.

 


HAULOUT
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.

 


HOW DO YOU MEASURE A YEAR?
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.

 


THE MARTHA MITCHELL EFFECT
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.

 


STRANGER AT THE GATE
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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