For the 15th consecutive year, Shorts HD and Magnolia Pictures present the Oscar-Nominated Short Films, opening on Jan. 31st. 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 the world, don’t miss this year’s selection of shorts. The Academy Awards take place Sunday, Feb. 9th.
The Animation Short nominees are DAUGHTER, HAIR LOVE, KITBULL, MEMORABLE, and SISTER.
Directed by Daria Kashcheeva.
Czech Republic. 15minutes.
The bond between a father and a daughter is imperiled by matters that go unspoken and hurts that are slow to heal.
Directed by Matthew A Cherry, Everett Downing Jr. and Bruce W Smith.
USA. 7minutes. English.
Hair Love is an animated short film about an African American father trying to do his daughters hair for the first time.
Directed by Rosana Sullivan.
USA. 9minutes. English.
An unlikely connection sparks between two creatures: a fiercely independent stray kitten and a pit bull. Together, they experience friendship for the first time.
Directed by Bruno Collet.
France. 12minutes. With Subtitles.
Louis, an artist, and his wife Michelle have been experiencing strange events for a little while now. The world around them seems to be changing. Slowly, furniture, objects, and people become less real. They deconstruct, disintegrate.
Directed by Siqi Song.
China/USA. 8minutes. With Subtitles.
A man thinks back to his childhood memories of growing up with an annoying little sister in China in the 1990s. What would his life have been like if things had gone differently?
Various Countries. 90minutes (est).
4k Digital Projection. 2019. With Subtitles.