Oscar Winning Canadian Film Series
The Library will be screening eleven exceptional Canadian films that were awarded Oscars at the Academy Awards.
There is free admission.
Day 3 (Feb 15, 2pm and 7pm) – Flamenco at 5:15 (1983), Bob’s Birthday (1993), Ryan (2004), The Danish Poet (2006)
Director: Cynthia Scott
Run Time: 29 minutes
Bob’s Birthday (1994) – Academy Award Winner of the Best Animated Short Film in 1995. A devoted and happily-married housewife organises a surprise party on the occasion of her husband’s birthday, unbeknownst to her that her dentist spouse is experiencing a sudden mid-life crisis at his office.
Directors: David Fine, Alison Snowden
Run Time: 12 minutes
Ryan (2004) – Academy Award Winner of the Best Animated Short Film in 2005. The movie talks about the life of Ryan Larkin, a gifted Canadian animator of the late ’60s and the early ’70s.
Director: Christ Landreth
Run Time: 14 minutes
The Danish Poet (2006) – Academy Award Winner of the Best Animated Short Film in 2007. A woman ponders over the strange coincidences that made her forefathers and -mothers meet and create the premises for her becoming the person that she is.
Director: Torill Kove
Run Time: 15 minutes