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: Oscar Shorts Weekend
THURSDAY MARCH 1, 6:30 pm – Documentary Shorts
(dir. Laura Checkoway, US, 29min)
Edith and Eddie, ages 96 and 95, are America’s oldest interracial newlyweds. Their love story is disrupted by a family feud that threatens to tear the couple apart.
Heaven Is a Traffic Jam on the 405
(dir. Frank Stiefel, US, 40min)
A portrait of LA artist Mindy Alper and her struggle with acute anxiety, mental disorder and devastating depression.
(dir. Elaine McMillion Sheldon, US, 39min)
Once a bustling industrial town, Huntington, West Virginia has become the epicenter of America’s modern opioid epidemic, with an overdose rate 10 times the national average.
(dir. Thomas Lennon, US, 40min)
Edwins restaurant in Cleveland aspires to be a world-class French restaurant staffed entirely by men and women just out of prison.
(dir. Kate Davis, US, 31min)
The story of Breaion King, a 26 year-old African-American school teacher from Austin, Texas, who is stopped for a routine traffic violation that escalates into a dramatic arrest.