2019 OSCAR® NOMINATED SHORTS: ANIMATION

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First show: February 15

“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, then watch it come in as the winner at our UP THE AWARDS BENEFIT BASH on February 24.

Total Estimated Run Time: 76 mins.

 


Animal Behaviour
CANADA/14 MINS/2018
Director:Alison Snowden and David Fine

Dealing with what comes naturally isn’t easy, especially for animals. In ‘Animal Behaviour’, five animals meet regularly to discuss their inner angst in a group therapy session led by Dr. Clement, a canine psychotherapist.

Bao
USA/8 MINS/2018
Director: Domee Shi

An aging Chinese mom suffering from empty nest syndrome gets another chance at motherhood when one of her dumplings springs to life as a lively, giggly dumpling boy.

 

Late Afternoon
IRELAND/10 MINS/2017
Director: Louise Bagnal

Emily is an elderly woman who lives between two states, the past and the present. She journeys into an inner world, reliving moments from her life. She searches for a connection within her vivid, but fragmented memories.

 

One Small Step
USA & CHINA/8 MINS/2018
Director: Andrew Chesworth & Bobby Pontillas

Luna is a vibrant young Chinese American girl who dreams of becoming an astronaut. From the day she witnesses a rocket launching into space on TV, Luna is driven to reach for the stars. As Luna grows up, she enters college, facing adversity of all kinds in pursuit of her dreams.

Weekends
USA/15 MINS/2017
Director: Trevor Jimenez

Weekends’ is the story of a young boy shuffling between the homes of his recently divorced parents. Surreal dream-like moments mix with the domestic realities of a broken up family in this hand-animated film set in 1980’s Toronto.

 

 

 

2019 OSCAR® NOMINATED SHORTS: ANIMATION: Upcoming Showtimes
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