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Short Films Steal the Spotlight at Oscar Week Celebration

Short films may not get as much attention as their feature-length brethren during awards season, but these bite-sized flicks are telling some of the best world narratives on any screen. Thanks to the Academy Awards and ShortsHD, the animated and live-action short films nominated at this year’s Oscars can be seen across the country in […]

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‘Race’ Chronicles the Rise of American Icon and Olympic Hero Jesse Owens

It’s been 80 years since track and field athlete Jesse Owens won four Olympic gold medals at the Berlin games in 1936, but what do you really know about Owens’ historic performance in Nazi Germany? Did you know Owens nearly skipped the games due to pressure by the NAACP? Did you know Owens was never […]

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Oscar-Nominated ‘Anomalisa’ Is an Extraordinary Film About Ordinary Events

In an awards season highlighted by top performances from DiCaprio, Lawrence, Damon and Blanchett, who would have guessed the year’s most uniquely captivating stars would be… puppets? From the mind of Oscar-winning filmmaker Charlie Kaufman, the stop-motion animated film “Anomalisa” follows a motivational speaker named Michael Stone (voice of David Thewlis) as he travels to […]

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