TimeThu, March 17, 2022 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
$5 student ticket, $10 adult ticket, $25 package (admittance to one showing of each short)
ResourcesWatch shorts trailers & learn more
LocationGorton Center – John & Nancy Hughes Theater
This is your chance to predict the winners (and have the edge in your Oscar pool)!
For the 17th 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 will take place Sunday, March. 27th.
Both 4 PM & 7 PM showings are available.
Rating equivalent of R. No children should be admitted under any circumstances.
ANIMATED NOMINATED FILMS:
Robin Robin, an Aardman Production, is the tale of a small bird with a very big heart. After a shaky nativity of her own – her unhatched egg falls out of the nest and into a rubbish dumpster – she comes out of her shell, in more ways than one, and is adopted by a loving family of mice burglars. As she grows up, though, her differences make her something of a liability. Can Robin discover, and learn to love, who she really is, delighting her family and earning her wings in the process?
Directed by Dan Ojari and Mikey Please
UK | Duration: 32 min.
Delicate ballerina Olya meets Evgeny, a rough boxer who personifies “strong but silent.” With very different lives and worldviews, will they be brave enough to embrace their feelings? Can two fragile souls hang on to each other despite the world’s cruelty?
Directed by Anton Dyakov
Russia | Duration: 15 min.
AFFAIRS OF THE ART
“Beryl is a 59-year-old factory worker who’s obsessed with drawing and determined to become a hyper-futurist artiste. We also meet her grown son, Colin, a techno-geek, her husband, Ifor, now Beryl’s model and muse, and her sister, Beverly, a fanatical narcissist living in LA. Affairs of the Art features Quinn’s signature hand-drawn animation with attitude and Mills’ raucously humorous scenarios, in an endearing romp through one family’s eccentric addictions.”
Directed by Joanna Quinn and Les Mills
UK/Canada | Duration: 16 min.
Inspired by real events, Bestia enters the life of a secret police agent in the military dictatorship in Chile. The relationship with her dog, her body, her fears, and her frustrations, reveal a macabre fracture in her mind and a country.
Directed by Hugo Covarrubias and Tevo Díaz
Chile | Duration: 15 min.
THE WINDSHIELD WIPER
Inside a cafe, while smoking a whole pack of cigarettes, a man poses an ambitious question: “What is Love?”. A collection of vignettes and situations will lead the man to the desired conclusion.
Directed by Alberto Mielgo and Leo Sanchez
USA/Spain | Duration: 14 min.
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