MUST END MARCH 8
For the 19th consecutive year, ShortsTV and Magnolia Pictures present the Oscar-Nominated Short Films. 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, March 10th.
Not for children under 13.
Letter to a Pig
FRANCE, ISRAEL/17 MINS/2022
Director: Tal Kantor
A Holocaust survivor reads a letter he wrote to the pig who saved his life. A young schoolgirl hears his testimony in class and sinks into a twisted dream where she confronts questions of identity, collective trauma, and the extremes of human nature. Trailer
Director: Jared Hess, Jerusha Hess
An ode to the body’s five senses delivered by a man with little time left to enjoy them. Trailer
Director: Yegane Moghaddam
An Iranian girl unfolds her school memories on the wrinkles and fabrics of her old uniform. Trailer
Director: Stéphanie Clément
As every summer, Louise is entrusted to her grand-parents for a few days of vacation in the country. The green grass of the garden, the swimming in the lake, the fishing with Grandpa, everything seems as sweet as Grandma’s strawberry pies. Yet this year, the snow will fall in summer and a monster will die. Trailer
WAR IS OVER! Inspired by the Music of John and Yoko
Director: Dave Mullins
Set in an alternate WWI reality where a senseless war rages on, two soldiers on opposite sides of the conflict play a joyful game of chess. A heroic carrier pigeon delivers the soldiers’ chess moves over the battlefield as the fighting escalates. Trailer
ADDITIONAL FILMS TO BE INCLUDED:
John Musker, 4 min., USA.
Karni Arieli and Saul Freed, 14 min., UK
(in English, narrated by Marianne Faithfull)
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2024 OSCAR NOMINATED DOCUMENTARY SHORTS!
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