Tickets

10 films for $50 with punch card
$8 general admission. $7 w/UCB student ID, $7 for senior citizens
$1 discount to anyone with a bike helmet
Free on your birthday! CU Film Students get in free.

Parking

Pay lot 360, across from the buffalo statue and next to the Duane Physics tower, is closest to Muenzinger. Free parking can be found after 5pm at the meters along Colorado Ave east of Folsom stadium and along University Ave west of Macky.

RTD Bus

Park elsewhere and catch the HOP to campus

 

Oscar-Nominated Animated Shorts

Muenzinger Auditorium

Oscar-Nominated Animated Shorts

These are the most popular of the Oscar nominated shorts, so make sure to show up early!

Sunday/Dimanch

10 minutes – English – Patrick Doyon

Every Sunday, it's the same old routine! The train clatters through the village and almost shakes the pictures off the wall. In the church, Dad dreams about his toolbox. And of course later Grandma will get a visit and the animals will meet their fate.

The Fantastic Flying Books of Mr. Morris Lessmore

15 minutes – No Dialogue – William Joyce and Brandon Oldenburg

Inspired, in equal measures, by Hurricane Katrina, Buster Keaton, The Wizard of Oz, and a love for books, The Fantastic Flying Books of Mr. Morris Lessmore is a poignant, humorous allegory about the curative powers of story. Using a variety of techniques (miniatures, computer animation, 2D animation) award winning author/illustrator William Joyce and co-director Brandon Oldenburg present a hybrid style of animation that harkens back to silent films and MGM Technicolor musicals. Morris Lessmore is old fashioned and cutting edge at the same time.

La Luna

7 minutes – English – Enrico Casaroasa

A fable of a young boy who is coming of age in the most peculiar of circumstances. Tonight is the very first time his Papa and Grandpa are taking him to work. In an old wooden boat they row far out to sea, and with no land in sight, they stop and wait. A big surprise awaits the little boy as he discovers his family's most unusual line of work.

A Morning Stroll

7 minutes – No Dialogue – Grant Orchard and Sue Goffe

When a New Yorker walks past a chicken on his morning stroll, we're left to wonder which one is the real city slicker.

Wild Life

13 minutes – English – Amanda Forbis and Wendy Tilby

Calgary, 1909: an Englishman moves to the Canadian frontier, but is singularly unsuited to it. His letters home are much sunnier than the reality. Intertitles compare his fate to that of a comet.

Oscar-Nominated Animated Shorts

Thu & Fri February 23 & 24, 2012, 7:00 & 9:00, Muenzinger Auditorium

All Oscar Shorts, 79 min, Digital Projection, 2011, Not Rated

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