Academy Awards® Program
As an Academy Awards® accredited short film festival, we proudly introduce the "Academy Awards® Program". Please enjoy the rich line up including the Oscar winning films and an animation by Ru Kuwahata!
Kobe Bryant's inspiring poem "Dear Basketball" is stunningly drawn to life by veteran animation director Glen Keane and set to the music of legendary composer John Williams.
WATU WOTE - ALL OF US
For almost a decade Kenya has been targeted by terrorist attacks of the Al-Shabaab. An atmosphere of anxiety and mistrust between Muslims and Christians is growing. Until in December 2015, Muslim bus passengers showed that solidarity can prevail.
The Eleven O'Clock
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.
Even though Sam's father is hardly ever home because he is often away on business trips, he is able to connect with his son by teaching him how to pack a suitcase.
Inspired by a 911 call placed during a school shooting in Atlanta, Georgia.
The Silent Child
We follow the story of a deaf child Libby. Her middle-class family seek out a quick fix to make their 'broken' child more equipped to handle the real world. But when they employ the help of a deaf-specialised social worker, it becomes apparent that Libby is not the one who needs to be fixed.