This series pesents films and discussions about the various cultures in the world, including the diversity in our own country.

 

 

Oscar® Animated Shorts

Friday, February 26, 7:00 pm
Location: MCC Rehoboth, 19369 Plantation Road, Rehoboth Beach (map)
Admission: $4 RBFS member (current card must be presented), $6 future members
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For February’s Monthly Screening, the Rehoboth Beach Film Society proudly presents a showcase of this year’s Academy® Award nominees for Best Animated Short Film, 7:00 pm on Friday, February 26 at Metropolitan Community Church of Rehoboth (MCC), 19369 Plantation Road, Rehoboth. Enjoy this opportunity to watch one of the most entertaining categories of films just days before the winners are announced, and cast your vote for the Oscar® winner. The final five Animated Short film nominees are:

   

SANJAY’S SUPER TEAM

In this Disney Pixar Studio project, Sanjay is absorbed in a world of cartoons and comics while his father tries to pull him into the traditions of his Hindi practice. Reluctance and boredom quickly turn into an awe-inspiring adventure as Sanjay embarks on a journey he never imagined, returning with a new perspective both he and his father can both embrace. [2015, USA, Runtime: 7 minutes, Not Rated]

   

WORLD OF TOMORROW

In this gorgeously animated film, a young girl is taken on a fantastical tour of her distant future where surprising secrets are revealed about humanity's fate. [2015, USA, Runtime: 17 minutes, Not Rated]

   

BEAR STORY   

Bear Story poetically follows an old, melancholy bear who tells his life saga through a mechanical diorama. The film compellingly mirrors the tragedy of families torn apart under the dictatorship of Augusto Pinochet. [2015, Chile, Runtime: 11 minutes, Not Rated]

   

WE CAN’T LIVE WITHOUT COSMOS

A heartwarming short of lifelong friends have dreamed since childhood of becoming cosmonauts.  Together they endure the rigors and sacrifices necessary to make their dreams come true. [2014, Russia, Runtime: 16 minutes, Not Rated]

   

PROLOGUE

Prologue depicts a brutal episode in the Spartan-Athenian wars of 2,400 years ago. In it, a small girl bears witness as warriors battle to their gory death. [2015, UK, Runtime: 6 minutes, Not Rated]

   

 

Additional shorts to be included are If I was God (Canada), The Short Story of a Fox and a Mouse (France), The Lonliest Spotlight (USA), and Catch It (France). Total Program Runtime: 86 minutes)