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OSCARS SHORTS

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Join us for this special showcase of the 2017 Oscars Best Documentary (Short Subject) nominees. A diverse selection of eye-opening short films from around the world, which will be competing for this year’s award.

OCDF: ROUNDABOUT IN MY HEAD

Dir: Hassen Ferhani

Roundabout in My Head looks inside the oldest slaughterhouse in Central Algiers. The backdrop of well-worn surfaces and a palette of bloody reds speaks to the building’s function, but it is the lives of the men who work here that take... 

Director Abner Benaim's ambitious project to recreate the 1989 invasion of Panama through personal recounts and fictionalised reconstructions confronts the reliability of non-fiction filmmaking as well as questioning human remembrance and the collective memory of a country.