Film Series

Oscar-Nominated Shorts

Saturdays and Sundays, Jan. 31 - Feb. 15

For the tenth consecutive year, Shorts HD and Magnolia Pictures present the Oscar-Nominated Short Films. 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, don’t miss this year’s selection of shorts.


Oscar-Nominated Shorts: Live Action

Aya (Oded Binnun and Mihal Brezis) – 39 minutes/Israel and France/English, Hebrew, Danish
Boogaloo and Graham (Michael Lennox and Ronan Blaney) – 14 minutes/UK/English
Butter Lamp (La Lampe Au Beurre De Yak) (Hu Wei and Julien Féret) – 15 minutes/France and China/Tibetan
Parvaneh (Talkhon Hamzavi and Stefan Eichenberger) – 25 minutes/Switzerland/Dari and German
The Phone Call (Mat Kirkby and James Lucas) – 21 minutes/UK/English

  • Runtime: 1 hour 58 minutes
  • Genre: Live Action Short

See all of the Live Action Oscar-Nominated Shorts!


Oscar-Nominated Shorts: Documentary 1

The Documentary Shorts are shown in two programs. This is part 1

Joanna (Aneta Kopacz) – 40 minutes/Poland/Polish
Crisis Hotline: Veterans Press 1 (Ellen Goosenberg Kent and Dana Perry) – 39 minutes/USA/English

  • Runtime: 1 hour 20 minutes
  • Genre: Documentary


Oscar-Nominated Shorts: Documentary 2

Our Curse (Tomasz Sliwinski and Maciej Slesicki) – 27 minutes/Poland/Polish
The Reaper (La Parka) (Gabriel Serra Arguello) – 29 minutes/Mexico/Spanish
White Earth (J. Christian Jensen) – 20 minutes/USA/English and Spanish

  • Runtime: 1 h our 27 minutes
  • Genre: Documentary Shorts


Oscar-Nominated Shorts: Animation

The Bigger Picture (Daisy Jacobs and Christopher Hees) – 7 minutes/UK/English
The Dam Keeper (Robert Kondo and Dice Tsutsumi) – 18 minutes/USA/Non-dialogue
Feast (Patrick Osborne and Kristina Reed) – 6 minutes/USA/Non-dialogue
Me and My Moulton (Torill Kove) – 14 minutes/Canada/English
A Single Life (Marieke Blaauw, Joris Oprins, Job Roggeveen) – 2 minutes/The Netherlands/Non-dialogue

  • Runtime: 1 hour 25 minutes
  • Genre: Animation Shorts