2021 Oscar Nominated Shorts: Documentary

“The short films … offer a vision of what the Academy Awards should and could be but very rarely are: eclectic, cosmopolitan, scrappy and surprising.” – A.O. Scott, NY Times

A perennial hit with audiences around the country and the world, this is your annual chance to select your preference for Best Animated Short.

Total Estimated Run Time: 136 mins.


Buy A $30 Pass To Watch All 3 Programs!

See the nominees for ANIMATION & LIVE ACTION

Anthony Giacchino and Alice Doyard (France/Germany/USA, 25 min.)

Resistance took courage in Nazi-occupied France. 75 years later, facing one’s ghosts may take even more.

A Concerto Is a Conversation
Ben Proudfoot and Kris Bowers (USA, 13 min.)

A virtuoso jazz pianist and film composer tracks his family’s lineage through his 91-year-old grandfather from Jim Crow Florida to the Walt Disney Concert Hall.

Do Not Split
Anders Hammer and Charlotte Cook (USA/Norway, 20 min.)

The story of the 2019 Hong Kong protests, told through a series of demonstrations by local protestors that escalate into conflict when highly armed police appear on the scene.

Hunger Ward
Skye Fitzgerald and Michael Scheuerman (USA, 40 min.)

Filmed from inside two of the most active therapeutic feeding centers in Yemen, HUNGER WARD documents two female health care workers fighting to thwart the spread of starvation against the backdrop of a forgotten war.

A Love Song for Latasha
Sophia Nahli Allison and Janice Duncan (USA, 19 min.)

A dreamlike portrait of a vibrant 15-year-old girl whose shooting death sparks the 1992 L.A. Riots.

Price: $12.00 & $10.00 for members  (50% of proceeds support The Roxie Theater)
A pass to see all 3 programs is available $30.00!

Once you purchase a ticket or the 3-program package, you will have 30 days to start watching. Once you start watching, you will have 48 hours to complete viewing each program.

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