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Date:
February 17
Time:
7:00 PM
Address:
NORMAL THEATER
209 NORTH STREET
Normal, IL 61761
Cost:
$6 All Seats

OSCAR’S SHORTS 2013 (DOCUMENTARIES PART 2)

Sunday, February 17

7 PM (2012) Part two will screen two of the documentaries nominated for the Academy Awards. Titles tonight include Open Heart and Redemption. FILM DESCRIPTIONS: Open Heart Kief Davidson, dir. - Eight Rwandan children leave their families behind to embark on a life-or-death journey seeking high-risk heart surgery in Sudan. Their hearts ravaged by a treatable disease from childhood strep throat, they have only months left to live. Open Heart reveals the intertwined endeavors of Dr. Emmanuel, Rwanda's lone government cardiologist fighting to save the lives of his young patients, and Dr. Gino, the Salam Center's head surgeon, who is fighting to save his hospital, Africa's only link to life-saving free cardiac surgery for the millions who need it. Redemption Jon Alpert and Matthew O'Neill, dir. - Redemption is a documentary about New York City's canners - the men and women who survive by redeeming bottles and cans they collect from curbs, garbage cans and apartment co