Silent Child
2018 Oscar Nominated Live Action Shorts Peter Jay Sharp Building
BAM Rose Cinemas
Feb 9—Mar 14, 2018
Running Time: 99min

This showcase of short films features the nominees for this year’s Academy Award for Best Live Action Short Film.

MEMBERS: $7.50 (free for Level 4 and above)

Dekalb Elementary

Dir. Reed Van Dyk
US, 2017, 20min


Inspired by a 911 call placed during a school shooting incident in Atlanta, Georgia.

My Nephew Emmett

Dir. Kevin Wilson, Jr.
US, 2017, 20min


In 1955, a Mississippi preacher tries to protect his 14-year-old nephew, Emmett Till, from two racist killers out for blood.

The Eleven O’Clock

Dir. Derin Seale
Australia, 2016, 13min


The delusional patient of a psychiatrist believes he is actually the psychiatrist. As they each attempt to treat each other the session gets out of control.

The Silent Child

Dir. Chris Overton
UK, 2017, 20min


A profoundly deaf four-year-old girl is born into a middle-class family and lives in a world of silence until a caring social worker teaches her the gift of communication.

Watu Wote (All of Us)

Dir. Katja Benrath
Germany & Kenya, 2017, 23min


For almost a decade Kenya was the target of terrorist attacks by the Al-Shabaab, causing an atmosphere of rising tension between Muslims and Christians. But in December 2015, Muslim bus passengers showed that solidarity can prevail.