On February 15th, don’t miss this year’s Oscar Nominated Documentary shorts! Nominated documentaries were divided into two programs (A & B)… Click below for information on DOCUMENTARY PROGRAM B. (Total Running Time: 81 mins.)
Watani: My Homeland
(Directed by Marcel Mettelsiefen)
Four young children live with their mother and father, a Free Syrian Commander, in Aleppo, Syria. After their father is captured by ISIS, the children flee with their mother to Germany, in a years-long journey that will test them all as they try to find a safe home in a foreign country. 39 mins.
The White Helmets
(Directed by Orlando von Einsiedel)
In war-torn Syria, unarmed civilian volunteers known as “the white helmets” comb through rubble after bombings to rescue survivors. Although they have already saved more than 60,000 lives since 2013, these brave responders continue to place themselves in danger every day. 41 mins.