Award Winning Short Film Night

Sherwood Auditorium, Museum of Contemporary Art

Tuesday, February 7, 2012


Field Trip to Sherwood Auditorium, Museum of Contemporary Art, San Diego

4:30PM OR 7:30PM (You Pick!)

In Association with the Museum of Contemporary Art, San Diego




Film Lineup Selected from the Following (in alphabetical order):

Bob (Germany, 3 min)

A hamster chases his true love around the globe.

Cataplexy (USA, 8 min)

A man with an unusual medical problem is embarrassed to discover his escort for the evening is an old girlfriend.

Einstein Was a Refugee (Belgium, 19 min)

A dedicated lawyer in the frustrating world of immigration law fights for her desperate client's asylum even after realizing that the girl has been lying to her.

The Fantastic Flying Books of Mr. Morris Lessmore (USA, 16 min)

Inspired in by Hurricane Katrina, Buster Keaton, The Wizard of Oz, and a love for books, "Morris Lessmore" is a story of people who devote their lives to books and books who return the favor.

The Foundling (USA, 6 min)

A little baby, just slightly different, is left on the doorstep of a traveling circus.

Graffitiger (Czech Republic, 11 min)

A witty and a slightly melancholic story of a lonely graffiti-tiger, making a home on the walls and facades of buildings in Prague.

The Porcelain Unicorn (USA, 3 min)

A young German boy has a heart when it comes to a Jewish girl hiding in a storage closet during the Holocaust.

The Screamers (Spain, 2 min)

For anyone who has ever screamed, at the top of his lungs, exactly how he feels... and awaits the response.

The Tsunami and the Cherry Blossom (USA, 40 min)

After the tragic earthquake and tsunami that hit Japan on March 11, the cherry blossoms enter into the picture as springtime approaches.

PLEASE NOTE: You may choose either the 4:30pm start time OR the 7:30pm start time (no need to inform the Cinema Society office of your selection)

Sherwood Auditorium, Museum of Contemporary Art, San Diego

700 Prospect Street, La Jolla


Film Titles and Order Subject to Change

Special Thanks to Cinema Society members Mark & Claudia Title, Beth Friedenberg and Elliott Estrine for their assistance with tonight's program.

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