Synopsis & Film Details
An Afternoon at the Oscars, 5 Oscar-Nominated Animated and Live Action Short Films:
“The Mysterious Geographic Explorations of Jasper Morello” The story of Jasper Morello, a disgraced aerial navigator who flees his plague-ridden home on a desperate voyage to redeem himself. Directed by Anthony Lucas, 2006, Australia; 27 min.
“The Last Farm” In a remote valley, an old man has one last task to complete before his family moves him to a retirement home. Directed by Runar Runarsson, 2004, Iceland; 15 min.
“9” In the shadow of urban desolation, a rag doll fights a monster that is hunting his people and stealing their souls. Best in Show at Siggraph’s 2005 Computer Animation Festival. Directed by Shane Acker, 2005, USA; 11 min.
“Our Time is Up” When a therapist finds out he has six weeks to live, he adopts a fresh method of treatment: brutal honesty. Directed by Rob Pearlstein 2004, USA; 11 min.
“Six Shooter” On a train journey home through rural Ireland, an older man grieving the loss of his wife, encounters a strange young character. Academy Award Winner for Best Live-Action Short. Directed by Martin McDonagh, 2005, Ireland; 27 min.
Part of the 2nd annual Fresno Film Festival (2006).