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Short on length, long on quality: Tivoli shines a spotlight on Oscar-nominated films

Short subjects have all but disappeared from regular movie theaters, yet there remains a substantial audience for these concise and sometimes overwhelming films. This year’s Oscar-nominated animated and live-action shorts — opening Friday in separate programs at the Tivoli Cinemas Theatre — are less about conventional storytelling than about establishing a mood that sticks with us after the lights come on.

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First Look: Sundance doc pulls back curtain on Scientology

“Going Clear: Scientology and the Prison of Belief” premiered Sunday at the Sundance Film Festival to a packed house – not with a star-studded red carpet, but with police protection. A week before the premiere, the Church of Scientology took out full-page ads in the New York Times and Los Angeles Times claiming the documentary is filled with falsehoods.

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