Oscar-Nominated Shorts runs from Monday, February 10 thru Wednesday, February 12. It screens Monday to Wednesday at 7pm with an additional screening on Wednesday at 4pm in Thalian Hall’s Main Theatre.
Monday, February 10th - Live Action (104 minutes)
Tuesday, February 11th - Animation (85 minutes)
Wednesday, February 12th - Documentary Block A (4pm) & Documentary Block B (7pm) (160 minutes total)
For the 15th consecutive year, Shorts HD and Magnolia Pictures present the Oscar-Nominated Short Films. This is your annual chance to predict the winners (and have the edge in your Oscar pool)! A perennial hit with audiences around the world, don’t miss this year’s selection of shorts. The Academy Awards take place Sunday, February 9th.
BEST LIVE ACTION SHORTS:
- A Sister – Delphine Girard, Belgium, 16 min.
- Brotherhood – Meryan Joobeur, Tunisia, 25 min.
- The Neighbors’ Window – Marshall Curry, USA, 20 min.
- Saria – Bryan Buckley, USA, 23 min.
- Nefta Football Club – Yves Piat, Tunisia/France, 17 min.
BEST ANIMATED SHORTS:
- Hair Love – Matthew A. Cherry, USA, 7 min.
- Dcera (Daughter) – Daria Kashcheeva, Czech Republic, 15 min.
- Sister – Siqi Song, China/USA, 8 min.
- Memorable – Bruno Collet, France, 12 min.
- Kitbull – Rosana Sullivan, USA, 9 min.
- PLUS A SELECTION OF ADDITIONAL ANIMATED SHORTS:
- Henrietta Bulkowski – USA, 16 min. (featuring the voices of Chris Cooper and Ann Dowd!)
- The Bird and the Whale – Ireland, 6 min.
- Hors Piste – France, 5 min.
- Maestro – France, 2 min.
BEST DOCUMENTARY SHORTS BLOCK A:
- Life Overtakes Me - John Haptas and Kristine Samuelson, Sweden/USA, 39 min.
- Learning to Skateboard in a Warzone (if You’re a Girl) - Carol Dysinger, UK, 39 min.
BEST DOCUMENTARY SHORTS BLOCK B:
- In the Absence - Yi Seung-Jun, South Korea, 28 min.
- Walk Run Cha-Cha - Laura Nix, USA, 21 min.
- St. Louis Superman - Smriti Mundhra and Sami Khan, USA, 28 min.
For ticket information, call the Thalian Box Office, Monday - Saturday, 2PM-6PM, 910-632-2285 or visit at 310 Chestnut Street. Advance ticket purchase available – no extra charge to purchase in advance by phone or in person at the Thalian Box Office. Tickets are also available at the Thalian Hall Website. Admission is $7 (+ tax and $1 ticketing fee).