2017 Oscar Nominated Short Films – Documentary Program A

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The weekend of February 10th, don’t miss this year’s Oscar Nominated Documentary shorts! The documentaries are divided into two programs (A & B)… Click below for information on DOCUMENTARY PROGRAM A. (Running time: 72 mins.)

Joe’s Violin
(Directed by Kahane Cooperman, USA)
During a drive to donate instruments to public schools, 91-year-old Holocaust survivor Joseph Feingold offers his beloved violin, which he has played for more than 70 years. The instrument goes to young musician Brianna Perez, who is inspired to become friends with her benefactor. 24 mins.


(Directed by Dan Krauss, USA)
At the Intensive Care Unit at Highland Hospital in Oakland, California, palliative care specialist Dr. Jessica Zitter treats terminally ill patients. As she and her team provide the best possible care, they try to help the patients and their loved ones make critical, often heartbreaking decisions. 24 mins.


4.1 Miles
(Directed by Daphne Matziaraki, USA)
A captain in the Greek Coast Guard is caught in the struggle of refugees fleeing the Middle East and traveling the short distance from the coast of Turkey to the island of Lesbos. Despite having limited resources, his crew attempts to save lives during the immense humanitarian crisis. 22 mins.