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Trenton Film Society Oscar Shorts Weekend

Our ever popular screening of Oscar-nominated documentary, live action, and animated short films in the run-up to the Sunday, March 4 Oscar awards ceremony! Trenton Film Society SATURDAY MARCH 3, 2:30 pm – Animated Dear Basketball (dir. Glen Keane, writer Kobe Bryant, US, 6min) An animated telling of Kobe Bryant’s poem ‘Dear Basketball’. Garden Party (dir. Victor Caire and Gabriel Grapperon, France, 7min) In a deserted rich house, a couple of amphibians explore their surroundings and follow their primal instincts. Lou (dir. Dave Mullins, US, 7min) A Pixar short about a lost-and-found box and the unseen monster within. Negative Space (dir. Max Porter and Ru Kuwahata, France, 5min) Adapted from a poem by Ron Koertge, a tale about a boy who connects with his father by learning to pack a suitcase. Revolting Rhymes (dir. Jakob Schuh and Jan Lachauer, UK, Part One: 29min, Part Two: 29min) Based on the much-loved children’s book written by Roald Dahl and illustrated by Quentin Blake, Revolting Rhymestakes the classic fairy tales of Little Red Riding Hood, Snow White, The Three Little Pigs, Jack and the Beanstalk and Cinderella, then mixes them together and serves them with a mischievous twist. Additional films commended by the Academy will be added to this program.



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