Join us at the York Theatre for the Art @ York presentation of 2018 Nominated Shorts – Live Action shown on Wednesday, April 11 at 1:00 & 7:00 PM. General Admission. Come early for preshow entertainment at 12:30 PM on our Barton Theatre organ with Dave Rhodes, Tivoli Theatre house organist.
BEST LIVE ACTION SHORT FILMS:
DeKalb Elementary, Reed Vann Dyk 21 ms.
Inspired by an actual 911 call placed during a school shooting incident in Atlanta, GA.
The Eleven O’Clock Derin Seale, Josh Lawson 13 ms.
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.
My Nephew Emmett Kevin Wilson, Jr 20ms
At 2:30 am on August 28, 1955 in the most racially divided state in the country, 64 year old Mose Wright tries to protect his 14 year old nephew Emmett Till from two racist killers out for blood. Based on the true story of 1955 murder of Emmett Till.
The Silent Child Chris Overton 20 ms
The Silent Child centers 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.
Watu Wote / All of Us Katja Benrath, Tobias Rosen 22 ms
For 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.