For the 15th consecutive year, Shorts HD and Magnolia Pictures present the Oscar-Nominated Short Films. 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 Animated program usually runs around 80 minutes.
Dcera (Daughter) – Daria Kashcheeva, Czech Republic, 15 min.
In a hospital room, the Daughter recalls a difficult childhood moment when as a little girl she tried to share her experience with an injured bird with her Father.
Hair Love – Matthew A. Cherry, USA, 7 min.
An African-American father learns to do his daughter’s hair for the first time.
Kitbull – Rosana Sullivan, USA, 9 min.
A fiercely independent stray kitten and a chained-up pit bull experience friendship for the first time.
Memorable – Bruno Collet, France, 12 min.
Painter Louis and his wife Michelle are experiencing strange events. Their world seems to be mutating. Slowly, furniture, objects, and people lose their realism. They are “destructuring,” sometimes disintegrating.
Sister – Siqi Song, China/USA, 8 min.
A man remembers his childhood and growing up with an annoying little sister in 1990s China. How would his life have been if things had gone differently?