Wednesday 06.03.19 – 10pm: 2019 Oscar Nominated Short Films | ANIMATION
Every year Mobile Kino presents a special event featuring all five of the nominated short films in selection for The Academy Awards.
2019 Oscar Nominated Films | Animation
(Original Version with English Subtitles)
7 SHORT FILMS [73min]:
USA & CANADA/8 MINS/2018 – Dir. by Domee Shi
An aging Chinese mom suffering from empty nest syndrome gets another chance at motherhood when one of her dumplings springs to life as a lively, giggly dumpling boy.
IRELAND/10 MINS/2017 – Dir. by Louise Bagnall
Emily is an elderly woman who lives between two states, the past and the present. She journeys into an inner world, reliving moments from her life. She searches for a connection within her vivid, but fragmented memories.
CANADA/14 MINS/2018 – Dir. by Alison Snowden and David Fine
Dealing with what comes naturally isn’t easy, especially for animals. In ‘Animal Behaviour’, five animals meet regularly to discuss their inner angst in a group therapy session led by Dr. Clement, a canine psychotherapist.
USA/15 MINS/2017 – Dir. by Trevor Jimenez
Weekends’ is the story of a young boy shuffling between the homes of his recently divorced parents. Surreal dream-like moments mix with the domestic realities of a broken up family in this hand-animated film set in 1980’s Toronto.
One Small Step
USA & CHINA/8 MINS/2018 – Dir. by Andrew Chesworth and Bobby Pontillas
Luna is a vibrant young Chinese American girl who dreams of becoming an astronaut. From the day she witnesses a rocket launching into space on TV, Luna is driven to reach for the stars. As Luna grows up, she enters college, facing adversity of all kinds in pursuit of her dreams.
Wishing Box (Additional Film from the 2019 Shortlist)
USA/6 MINS/2017 – Dir. by Wenli Zhang and Nan Li
When his food-obsessed sidekick monkey is the only one who can use a magic treasure box, a greedy pirate does everything he can to make his wishes of fortune come true.
Tweet Tweet (Additional Film from the 2019 Shortlist)
RUS/11 MINS/2018 – Dir. by Zhanna Bekmambetova
Date: Wednesday 06.03.19 @ 10pm
Venue: Griessmühle, Sonnenallee 221, Neukölln (Behind S-Bahn Sonnenallee)
Tickets: €7 or €6 with Berliner Pass or Student I.D.
Tickets can also be purchased at the venue, subject to availability.
Please note that this event is non smoking.