Go Long with Shorts is the Academy Award nominated short films. These films are often the most creative and surprising films of any kind. However, these films are not regularly shown in theaters. This year movie buffs will have the opportunity to see all the nominated films in one day when The Palace Danbury GOES LONG WITH SHORTS!
On Saturday, March 1st, The Palace will showcase this years’s Oscar nominated short films from the animation, documentary, and live action categories in one marathon, eye-popping day!
The marathon begins at 1:00 PM with the fanciful world of animation.The Academy’s choices in this category embrace the art of storytelling while being visually impressive. And the nominees are: “Feral,” “Get a Horse!,” “Mr. Hublot,” “Possessions,” “Room on the Broom.”
At 4:00 PM, the documentary shorts will be shown. The stories explore the universal themes of humanity, kindness and suffering. There’s not a bad film in this bunch. And the nominees are: Cavedigger,” “Facing Fear,” “Karama Has No Walls,” “The Lady in Number 6: Music Saved My Life,” “Prison Terminal: The Last Days of Private Jack Hall.”
The movie marathon reaches the home stretch with live action shorts at 8:00 PM. This category features five notably diverse films ranging from a slice of life comedy to a drama exploring the atrocities of war. And the nominees are: “Aquel no era yo/That wasn’t me” from Spain, “Avant que de tout perdre/ Just Before Losing Everything” from France, “Helium,” “Do I have to Take Care of everything?” from Finland, “The Voorman Problem.”
Where else but The Palace Danbury can you see nearly seven hours of short films in one day! As an added bonus, attendees will be given a ballot to predict the winning films in all three categories. The savants who correctly guess the Academy Award winners will receive a pair of tickets to a future show at The Palace!
Date: March 1, 2014
Time: 1:00 pm
Cost: Tickets cost $12 per category
Tickets available online, by phone or at the door the night of the show starting at 12 PM.
SHOW SPECIAL!! Buy tickets to all three programs and The Palace will give you $5 in Palace bucks to spend at the concession stand where Weenie Lynn’s will serving up her famous hot dogs with all the fixins!
The historic Palace Danbury is located at 165 Main Street in downtown Danbury. Free parking for patrons is readily available behind the theatre. For more information about all upcoming shows and events, visit their Website