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The Nantucket Film Festival and the Dreamland Film & Performing Arts Center proudly present NFF Now, a year-round programming initiative featuring special screenings and the season’s best independent films with filmmaker Q&As.

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2019 OSCAR® NOMINATED SHORT FILMS - LIVE ACTION

Co-presented with The Dreamland’s Film for Thought Series

WEDNESday, February 20 at 6:30 pM
Dreamland Film & Performing Arts Center  |  Main Theater

 
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Total runtime: 104 min

DETAINMENT

DIRECTOR: Vincent Lambe
Producer: Darren Mahon
30 MIN / ireland / 2018

In 1993, two ten-year-old boys, Jon and Robert, were brought to an English police station under suspicion of abducting and murdering a two-year-old boy after they were seen on CCTV. Detainment is based on this true story and interview transcripts from the James Bulger case.

FAUVE

DIRECTOR: Jeremy Comte
Producer: Maria Gracia Turgeon
16 MIN / Canada / 2018

Two boys run wild at an isolated surface mine in Quebec, challenging each other in tests of endurance, daring, and power with only Mother Nature watching.

MOTHER (MADRE)

DIRECTOR: Rodrigo Sorogoyen
Producer: María del Puy Alvarado
19 MIN / spain / 2017

Marta is at home in Spain when she receives a call from her six-year-old son Iván, who is on vacation with his father in France. While at first she is happy to hear from her son, she quickly learns that he is alone on a deserted beach, doesn’t know where his father is, and time is running out to help him.

MARGUERITE

DIRECTOR: Marianne Farley
Producer: Marie-Hélène PanisseT
19 MIN / canada / 2017

Marguerite, an elderly woman, becomes friends with her nurse, Rachel, which sets in motion the discovery of buried feelings from Marguerite’s youth. As the lonely old woman learns more about her caretaker, she begins to examine and make peace with her own past desires.

SKIN

DIRECTOR: Guy Nattiv
Producer: Jaime Ray Newman
20 MIN / USA / 2018

In a small blue-collar town, Jeffrey, Christa, and their ten-year-old son Troy are heading home from an afternoon of shooting guns and relaxing at a lake with their white supremacist friends. On the way, they stop at a grocery store where Jaydee, an African-American man, has a friendly interaction with Troy that results in shocking backlash and bloodshed.


Upcoming Dates

Tuesday, March 19 - TBA
Thursday, April 18 - TBA


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