2024 Oscar Nominated Shorts: Animation

  • An illustration of a person in a hijab from the short film "Our Uniform".

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

Ninety-Five Senses
USA/13 MINS/2023

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

Our Uniform
IRAN/7 MINS/2023

Director: Yegane Moghaddam
An Iranian girl unfolds her school memories on the wrinkles and fabrics of her old uniform. Trailer

Pachyderme
FRANCE/11 MINS/2021

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
USA/11 MINS/2023

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:

I’m Hip
John Musker, 4 min., USA.

Wild Summons
Karni Arieli and Saul Freed, 14 min., UK
(in English, narrated by Marianne Faithfull)

Check out the
2024 OSCAR NOMINATED DOCUMENTARY SHORTS! 

Runtime
1h 20m
Year
2024
Format
DCP
Country
USA, France, Iran & Israel
First Showing
February 23, 2024

Showtimes

Saturday, March 2, 2024 8:50 PM
Location Big Roxie
Sunday, March 3, 2024 4:00 PM
Location Big Roxie
Thursday, March 7, 2024 9:05 PM
Location Big Roxie
Friday, March 8, 2024 6:30 PM
Location Little Roxie

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