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For the 15th consecutive year, Shorts HD and Magnolia Pictures present the Oscar-Nominated Short Films, opening on Jan. 31st. With all three categories offered – Animated, Live Action and Documentary – this is your annual chance to predict the winners (and have the edge in your Oscar pool)! A perennial hit with audiences around the country and the world, don’t miss this year’s selection of shorts. The Academy Awards take place Sunday, Feb. 9th.
The Oscar-nominated shorts programs are not rated, but parents could consider the 2020 documentary shorts program to be roughly an R rating. The Documentary program deals with global political issues – the refugee crisis, the education of girls and women in Afghanistan, and activism in Ferguson, Missouri.
This year's program will include:
Learning to Skateboard in a Warzone (if You’re a Girl) - Carol Dysinger, UK, 39 min.
Life Overtakes Me - John Haptas and Kristine Samuelson, Sweden/USA, 39 min.
In the Absence - Yi Seung-Jun, South Korea, 28 min.
St. Louis Superman - Smriti Mundhra and Sami Khan, USA, 28 min.
Walk Run Cha-Cha - Laura Nix, USA, 21 min.
Sat February 8, 7:30 PM; Sun February 9, 2:00 PM, Muenzinger Auditorium