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2020 Oscar Nominated Shorts From Friday, February 7 - Sunday, February 9

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2020 Oscar Nominated Shorts Part of the Academy Awards

  • Dates: February 7, 2020 - February 9, 2020
  • Price: $10
    $5 student tickets, $25 package to see all Oscar Nominated Shorts
  • Rating: Varies based off specific program (see description).

See all the 2020 nominees at Gorton before Oscars Night!

This is your chance to predict the winners (and have the edge in your Oscar pool)!

For the 15th consecutive year, Shorts HD and Magnolia Pictures present the Oscar-Nominated Short Films. 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.

Gorton is going BIG for Oscars weekend this year! On Sunday evening (after you have seen all the nominated short films) come join us at our FREE live stream of the Academy Awards Ceremony. There will be fun film trivia, a red carpet fashion contest and lots of classic Hollywood fun! For more information & to register for the event click here.





Live Action Shorts | 10:00am-12:00pm | Purchase Tickets

Animated Shorts | 1:00pm-2:30pm | Purchase Tickets

Live Action Shorts | 4:00pm-6:00pm | Purchase Tickets

Documentary Shorts | 7:00pm-9:45pm | Purchase Tickets



Animated Shorts | 10:00am-11:30am | Purchase Tickets

Documentary Shorts | 12:30pm-3:15pm | Purchase Tickets



Documentary Shorts | 11:00am-1:45pm | Purchase Tickets

Live Action Shorts | 2:30pm-4:30pm | Purchase Tickets

Oscars Ceremony Live Stream | 5:30-10:00pm | Free Admission




ANIMATED SHORTS (83 minutes)

Friday February 7th at 1:00pm

Saturday February 8th at 10:00am



Friday February 7th at 7:00pm

Saturday February 8th at 12:30pm

Sunday February 9th at 11:00am


LIVE ACTION SHORTS (104 minutes)

Friday February 7th at 10:00am and 4:00pm

Sunday February 9th at 2:30pm


To purchase a package for all three shorts programs at $5 off click here.


Rating guidelines for each program:

Animated Shorts: PG-13. The themes tackled in this year’s Animated program are quite heavy – the death of a parent, Alzheimer’s, China’s one child policy, and more. The program overall is rather melancholy, and while there’s nothing especially objectionable within, most of these shorts will not appeal to children under 12, at all. The films are all very good, but adult audiences will appreciate them much more than kids.

Live Action Shorts: R. Thankfully a lot lighter than last year’s Live Action program! But it still deals with adult themes and issues, and is not for children.

Documentary Shorts: R. The Documentary program deals with global political issues – the refugee crisis, the education of girls and women in Afghanistan, activism in Ferguson MO. Very strong doc program this year.

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