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Cinematique of Wilmington is a series of classic, foreign and notable films sponsored by WHQR and Historic Thalian Hall Center for the Performing Arts. Tickets to all screenings are available at the Thalian Hall Website or at the Thalian Hall Box office (Monday-Friday from 2-5pm and one hour before showtime). Admission is $9.63 ($7+ tax and $2.14 ticketing fee)Showtime for Cinematique Films is 7:00pm, plus 4pm matinees on Wednesdays (unless otherwise noted) at Historic Thalian Hall, 310 Chestnut Street. For more details about the series or individual features, call the Thalian Box Office at 910.632.2285 or click here.

Cinematique Presents: Oscar Nominated Shorts 2024

Oscar Nominated Shorts runs from Monday, February 19 through Friday, February 23 at 4 and 7pm in Historic Thalian Hall’s Ruth and Bucky Stein Theatre.

Monday, February 19, 2024
7:00pm  Live Action

Tuesday, February 20, 2024
7:00pm  Documentary

Wednesday, February 21, 2024
4:00pm  Animation
7:00pm  Live Action

Thursday, February 22, 2024
7:00pm  Documentary

Friday, February 23, 2024
7:00pm Animation

Animation

Letter to a Pig
A Holocaust survivor reads a letter he wrote to the pig who saved his life.

Ninety-five Senses
An ode to the body's five senses delivered by a man with little time left to enjoy them.

Our Uniform
An Iranian girl unfolds her school memories on the wrinkles and fabrics of her old uniform.

Pachyderme
Like every summer, Louise stays at her grandparents in the countryside for a few days during the holidays. It will snow at the height of summer and a monster is going to die.

WAR IS OVER! Inspired by the Music of John and Yoko
Set in an alternate WWI reality where a senseless war rages on, two soldiers on opposite sides of the conflict play a joyful game of chess. A heroic carrier pigeon delivers the soldiers' chess moves over the battlefield as the fighting escalates

Documentary

Island in Between
S. Leo Chiang reflects on his relationship with Taiwan, the United States and China from the islands of Kinmen, just a few miles from mainland China.

Nai Nai & Wài Pó
A personal love letter from director Sean Wang to his Nai Nai and Wài Pó, a grandma super team that dances, stretches, and farts their sorrows away.

The ABCs of Book Banning
Over 2000 books have been removed from school districts in the U.S. THE ABCS OF BOOK BANNING follows the human toll the future will pay for depriving children of their right to read and learn about a complex world. Interviews with children and authors shed light on this ongoing dangerous precedent.

The Barber of Little Rock
The Barber of Little Rock explores America's widening racial wealth gap through the story of Arlo Washington, a local barber whose visionary approach to a just economy can be found in the mission of People Trust, the nonprofit community bank he founded.

The Last Repair Shop
Tells the story of four unassuming heroes who ensure no student is deprived of the joy of music. It is also a reminder of how music can be the best medicine, stress reliever and even an escape from poverty.

Live Action

Invincible
Inspired by a true story, Invincible recounts the last 48 hours in the life of Marc-Antoine Bernier, a 14-year-old boy on a desperate quest for freedom.

Knight of Fortune
The loss of a loved one, the grief, the risk of yellow skin, and a coffin, that is too much for Karl to face.

Red, White, and Blue
Rachel (Brittany Snow) is a single parent living paycheck to paycheck. When an unexpected pregnancy threatens to unravel her already precarious position, she's forced to cross state lines in search of an abortion.

The After
In this intense short film, a grieving rideshare driver picks up a passenger who helps him confront the past.

The Wonderful Story of Henry Sugar
Chronicles a variety of stories, but the main one follows Henry Sugar, who is able to see through objects and predict the future with the help of a book he stole.

For ticket information, call the Thalian Box Office, Monday - Saturday, 2PM-6PM, 910-632-2285 or buy online.