2020 Oscar Nominated Documentary Shorts (Program 1)
For the 15th consecutive year, Shorts HD and Magnolia Pictures present the Oscar-Nominated Short Films program. The Parkway will be presenting the documentary short nominations in a special theatrical run leading up to this years Academy Awards.
Block 1: IN THE ABSENCE, WALK RUN CHA-CHA, ST. LOUIS SUPERMAN
Block 2: LIFE OVERTAKES ME, LEARNING TO SKATEBOARD IN A WARZONE (IF YOU’RE A GIRL)
A haunting documentation of the sinking of the Sewol Ferry in South Korea.
Chipaul and Millie Cao reunited in 1980s Los Angeles after being separated by the Vietnam War. Forty years later, they become ballroom dancers to reconnect again and make up for lost time.
This verité documentary follows Bruce Franks as he is forced to deal with his trauma around the death of his younger brother in order to find peace and truly fulfill his destiny as a leader for his community.
This medical mystery follows refugee children in Sweden whom enter a coma-like state as they face deportation.
The story of young afghan girls in Kabul learning to read, write, and skateboard.