OSCAR NOMINATED SHORTS: ANIMATION 2017
First show: March 13
Don’t miss this rare opportunity to see this year’s winner and all the Academy Award nominees in the category of Best Animated Short…and more! Program includes this year’s winner “Piper” (USA), Pixar Animation Studios’ the story of a hungry sandpiper hatchling who ventures from her nest for the first time to dig for food by the shoreline, plus nominees “Borrowed Time” (USA), in which a weathered sheriff returns to the remains of an accident he has spent a lifetime trying to forget; “Pearl” (USA), in which a girl and her dad crisscross the country inside their home—a beloved hatchback—chasing their dreams; Pixar Animation Studios’ “Piper” (USA), the story of a hungry sandpiper hatchling who ventures from her nest for the first time to dig for food by the shoreline; “Blind Vaysha” (Canada), about Vaysha, a girl unlike other young girls, who was born with one eye that sees only the past and one eye which sees only the future; and “Pear Cider and Cigarettes” (Canada/UK), about Techno Stypes, a fighting, drinking, smoking shadow of his former self, who must stop drinking long enough to receive a liver transplant and get back home from China to Vancouver. (Note: “Pear Cider and Cigarettes” contains mature content and will be shown last, so that parents and caregivers can usher children out of the theater if desired. Other shorts in the program are acceptable for kids of all ages.) . 86 mins.
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