Time: January 29, 2016 from 7pm to 9pm
Location: Metropolitan Community Church
Street: 19369 Plantation Road
City/Town: Rehoboth Beach
Website or Map: http://www.rehobothfilm.com
Event Type: film
Organized By: Jeri Kaplan
Latest Activity: Mar 22, 2016
For January’s Monthly Screening, the Rehoboth Beach Film Society proudly presents a showcase of this year’s Academy® Award nominees for Best Live Action Short Film, 7:00 pm on Friday, January 29 at Metropolitan Community Church of Rehoboth (MCC Rehoboth), 19369 Plantation Road, Rehoboth. Doors open at 6:30 pm.
Join the annual tradition of watching the Oscar® contenders and casting your vote for the winner. The slate of nominees are:
AVE MARIA – Five nuns living in the West Bank find their routine disrupted when an Israeli family’s car breaks down outside their convent. Unable to use the phone due to Sabbath restrictions, the family needs help from the nuns, but the sisters' vow of silence requires them to work with their visitors to find an unorthodox solution. In Arabic /English/ Hebrew with subtitles. [2015, Israel, Runtime: 15 minutes, Not Rated]
SHOK – In Kosovo in 1998, two young boys are best friends living normal lives. As war engulfs their country, their daily existence becomes filled with violence and fear. Soon, the choices they make threaten not only their friendship, but their families and their lives. In Albanian with English subtitles. [2015, Kosovo, Runtime: 21 minutes, Not Rated]
EVERYTHING WILL BE OKAY (Alles Wird Gut) – Michael, a divorced father is devoted to his eight-year-old daughter, Lea. At first when he picks her up for their usual weekend together, it feels like a normal visit. However, soon Lea realizes that something is different, and so begins a fateful journey. In German with English subtitles. [2015, Germany, Runtime: 30 minutes, Not Rated]
STUTTERER – For a lonely typographer, an online relationship has provided a much-needed connection without revealing the speech impediment that has kept him isolated. Now, however, he is faced with the proposition of meeting his online paramour in the flesh, and thereby revealing the truth about himself. [2015, UK, Runtime: 12 minutes, Not Rated]
DAY ONE – On the heels of a painful divorce, an Afghan-American woman joins the U.S. military as an interpreter and is sent to Afghanistan. On her first mission, she accompanies troops pursuing a bomb-maker, and must help the man's pregnant wife when she goes into labor. In English and Dari with subtitles. [2015, USA, Runtime: 25 minutes, Not Rated]
Admission to Monthly Screenings is $4 for Rehoboth Beach Film Society members (current membership card must be presented), and $6 for future members. Tickets will be sold at the door to each screening on a first-come, first-served basis.