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Oscar Nominated Animated Shorts

Muenzinger Auditorium

Oscar Nominated Animated Shorts

Several feet of snow did not stop this from being one of last year's most popular selections. This year we’ve added the Oscar nominated documentaries (Wednesday only) and have added an extra day for the animated and live action shorts. We'll be screening the animated part of the program at 7pm only on all three days, and then following them with the live action shorts at 9:30pm (again all three days) . Separate admission applies.

Animated shorts


France/11 MIN. Director: Bastien Dubois. Writer: Bastien Dubois. Producer: Ron Dyens, Aurélia Prévieu

A visual travel journal demonstrating the importance of dance, death, and traditional customs present and vibrant in the Malagasy society.


Director: Geefwee Boedoe. Writers: Geefwee Boedoe, Tim Crawfurd, Teddy Newton. Producer: Geefwee Boedoe

In the spirit of 50's & 60's educational films, 'Let's Pollute' is a modern satire on how pollution is our heritage and keeps our economy growing strong, while instructing us how to be better polluters for a better blighted tomorrow.


UK, Germany/27 MIN. Directors: Max Lang, Jakob Schuh. Writers: Julia Donaldson, Max Lang, Jakob Schuh. Producers: Martin Pope, Michael Rose.

Cast: Helena Bonham Carter, James Corden, Tom Wilkinson, John Hurt, Rob Brydon, Robbie Coltrane.

The magical tale of a mouse who takes a walk through the woods in search of a nut. Encountering three predators who all wish to eat him - a fox, an owl and a snake - the plucky mouse has to use his wits to survive, creating an imaginary monster who then turns out to be all too real.


Australia, UK/15 MIN. Directors/Writers: Andrew Ruhemann, Shaun Tan. Producer: Sophie Byrne

A boy discovers a bizarre looking creature while out collecting bottle tops at the beach. Realising it is lost, he tries to find out who owns it or where it belongs, but is met with indifference from everyone else, who barely notice its presence, each unwilling to entertain this uninvited interruption to their day to day lives. For reasons he does not explain, the boy empathises with the creature, and sets out to find a 'place' for it.


USA/6 MIN. Director/Writer: Teddy Newton. Producer: Kevin Reher

When Day, a sunny fellow, encounters Night, a stranger of distinctly darker moods, sparks fly! Day and Night are frightened and suspicious of each other at first, and quickly get off on the wrong foot. But as they discover each other's unique qualities - and come to realize that each of them offers a different window onto the same world - the friendship helps both to gain a new perspective.

Oscar Nominated Animated Shorts

Thu-Sat February 24-26, 2011, 7:00 only, Muenzinger Auditorium

All Oscar Shorts, 2010, DP, Not Rated

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