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Oscar Nominated Shorts 2017

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Monday, February 20: 

• Documentary Shorts (Program 1 72 minutes / Program 2 82 minutes) at 4pm (Screen 1)

• Animation Shorts (92 minutes) at 7pm (Screen 1) 

For the 12th consecutive year, Shorts HD and Magnolia Pictures present the Oscar-Nominated Short Films, opening on Feb. 10th. With all three categories offered – Animated, Live Action and Documentary – this is your annual chance to predict the winners (and have the edge in your Oscar pool)! A perennial hit with audiences around the country (and now the world), don’t miss this year’s selection of shorts. The Academy Awards take place Sunday, Feb. 26th.

ANIMATED SHORTS (Running Time: 87 minutes)


Borrowed Time – dirs. Andrew Coats and Lou Hamou-Lhadj, USA, 7 minutes

Pearl – dir. Patrick Osborne, USA, 6 minutes

Piper – dir. Alan Barillaro, USA, 6 minutes

Blind Vaysha – dir. Theodore Ushev, Canada, 8 minutes

The Head Vanishes (additional film) – 9 minutes

Asteria (additional film) – 5 minutes

Once Upon a Line (additional film) – 7 minutes

Pear Cider and Cigarettes – dir. Robert Valley, Canada and UK, 35 minutes


LIVE ACTION SHORTS (Running Time: 130 minutes)

Sing – dir. Kristof Deak, Hungary, 25 minutes

Silent Nights – dir. Aske Bang, Denmark, 30 minutes

Timecode – dir. Juanjo Gimenez Pena, Spain, 15 minutes

Ennemis Interieurs – dir. Selim Aazzazi, France, 28 minutes

La Femme et la TGV – dir. Timo von Gunten, Switzerland, 30 minutes



PROGRAM A (Running Time: 72 minutes)

Extremis – dir. Dan Krauss, USA, 24 minutes

4.1 Miles – dir. Daphne Matziaraki, USA, 22 minutes

Joe’s Violin – dir. Kahane Cooperman, USA, 24 minutes

 PROGRAM B (Running Time 82 minutes)

Watani: My Homeland – dir. Marcel Mettelsiefen, 39 minutes

The White Helmets – dir. Orlando von Einsiedel, 41 minutes


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