Continuing its longstanding tradition of bringing the best in film making from around the world to the Mid-South, On Location: MEMPHIS will once again screen the Oscar-nominated Documentary, Animated and Live Action short films in advance of the 91st Academy Awards.
The program, presented by Shorts International and Magnolia Pictures, will take place at Malco Forest Hill Cinema Grill in Germantown, TN. The Documentary and Animation nominees will be screened on Sunday, February 17, starting at 3:00 pm. The Live Action slate of films will take center stage on Monday, February 18, at 6:30 p.m. Tickets are $10 and are available on the On Location: MEMPHIS website. This year OL:M is offering a special rate for those who want to secure a ticket for all three screenings which can be purchased at the following link: https://on-location-memphis.ticketleap.com/2019-oscar-nominated-shorts—documentary-animation-and-live-ac/
OL:M’s Oscar Nominated Shots Screenings support its Memphis Music Banq project. This years sponsors are Cynthia Scales – Allstate Insurance, Carol Yvonne Sherrod – New York Life Insurance, The Redwing Group, and Rolfe Financial Services.
The 2019 nominees are:
Bao – Domee Shi and Becky Neimann-Cobb, USA, 8 minutes
Late Afternoon – Louise Bagnall and Nuria Gonzalez Blanco, Ireland, 10 minutes
Animal Behaviour – Alison Snowden and David Fine, Canada, 14 minutes
Weekends – Trevor Jimenez, USA, 16 minutes
One Small Step – Andrew Chesworth and Bobby Pontillas, USA, 8 minutes
LIVE ACTION SHORTS:
Madre – Rodrigo Sorogoyen and Maria del Puy Alvarado, Spain, 19 minutes
Fauve – Jeremy Comte and Maria Gracia Turgeon, Canada, 17 minutes
Marguerite – Marianne Farley and Marie-Helene Panisset, Canada, 19 minutes
Detainment – Vincent Lambe and Darren Mahon, Ireland, 30 minutes
Skin – Guy Nattiv and Jaime Ray Newman, USA, 20 minutes
Black Sheep – Ed Perkins and Jonathan Chinn, UK, 27 minutes
End Game – Rob Epstein and Jeffrey Friedman, USA, 40 minutes
Lifeboat – Skye Fitzgerald and Bryn Mooser, USA, 40 minutes
A Night at the Garden – Marshall Curry, USA, 7 minutes
PERIOD. END OF SENTENCE. – Rayka Zahtabchi and Melissa Berton, India, 26 minutes
Filmgoers can join the conversation on social media using the hashtag #olmoscarshorts.