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2021 Oscar Nominated Short Films – Animated (PG-13)
April 2 - April 8
Fri Apr 2 @ 7 PM
Sat Apr 3 @ 2 PM
Wed Apr 7 @ 2 PM
Thur Apr 8 @ 7 PM
For the 16th consecutive year, ShortsTV and Magnolia Pictures present the Oscar-Nominated Short Films, opening on April 2nd. With two categories playing at Lincoln Theater – Animated, and Live Action – 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, April 25th. The Animated Shorts program overall, while excellent, deals with some tough issues and a few of the films are not suitable for children under 12.
Burrow – Madeline Sharafian and Michael Capbarat (USA, 6 min.) In Disney and Pixar’s new short film, a young rabbit embarks on a journey to dig the burrow of her dreams, despite not having a clue what she’s doing.
Genius Loci – Adrien Mérigeau and Amaury Ovise (France, 16 min.) One night, Reine, a young loner, sees among the urban chaos a moving oneness that seems alive, like some sort of guide.
Opera – Erick Oh (USA, 9 min.) A massive 8K size animation installation project which portrays our society and history, which is filled with beauty and absurdity.
If Anything Happens I Love You – Will McCormack and Michael Govier (USA, 12 min.) Grieving parents struggle with the loss of their daughter after a school shooting. An elegy on grief.
Yes-People – Gísli Darri Halldórsson and Arnar Gunnarsson (Iceland, 8 min.) One morning an eclectic mix of people face the everyday battle, such as work, school and dish-washing. As the day progresses, their relationships are tested and ultimately their capacity to cope.
Information and trailers for all the shorts can be found by clicking here.
PLUS A SELECTION OF ADDITIONAL ANIMATED SHORTS (from the AMPAS shortlist):
Kapaemahu (USA, 8 min.)
The Snail and the Whale (UK/Germany, 26 min.)
To Gerard (USA, 7 min.)
Running Time: 99 minutes
Presented in partnership with Reny’s