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 now the world), don’t miss this year’s selection of shorts.
The Oscar Shorts will be divided into four separate program: Live Action, Animation, Documentary A, and DOCUMENTARY B. Separate admission is charged for each program. A festival pass, good for admission to all four programs, will be available at the Ross Box Office ($15 General Admission / $12.50 Seniors, Military / $10 Students, Members, Children).
(83 minutes) / Suggested rating: PG
Friday, February 9 - 4:45 p.m.
Sunday, February 11 - 9:45 p.m.
Tuesday, February 13 - 9:45 p.m.
Thursday, February 15 - 7:15 p.m.
Friday, February 16 - 4:55 p.m.
Saturday, February 17 - 2:35 p.m.
Sunday, February 18 - 12:15, 9:35 p.m.
Tuesday, February 20 - 4:55 p.m.
Thursday, February 22 - 4:55 p.m.
(dirs. Glen Keane, USA/5MINS/2017)
Basketball great Kobe Bryant collaborated with visionary animator Glen Keane and legendary composer John Williams on an animated short film that explores what it means to achieve your dream, and then leave it behind. The animated film is an adaptation of Bryant’s NBA retirement announcement after 20 years with the Los Angeles Lakers. Narrated by Bryant, the film’s hand-drawn animation and emotional score will touch fans of all ages with its universal message about love and loss.
(dir. Max Porter and Ru Kuwahata, FRANCE/6MINS/2017)
My dad taught me how to pack.
(dir. Dave Mullins, USA/7MINS/2017)
When a toy stealing bully ruins recess for a playground full of kids, only one thing stands in his way: the “Lost and Found” box.
(dir. Jakob Schuh and Jan Lachauer, UK/29MINS/2016)
REVOLTING RHYMES interweaves Dahl’s retellings of classic fairy tales with playful twists and surprising endings. The all-star voice cast comprises of Dominic West, David Walliams, Rob Brydon, Tamsin Greig, Bertie Carvel, Rose Leslie, Bel Powley, Gemma Chan and Isaac Hempstead Wright. Based on the book written by Roald Dahl and illustrated by Quentin Blake, REVOLTING RHYMES was directed by Oscar nominees Jakob Schuh (“THE GRUFFALO”) and Jan Lachauer (“ROOM ON THE BROOM”), co-directed by Bin-Han To and produced by Magic Light Pictures’ Martin Pope and Michael Rose (“THE GRUFFALO,” “ROOM ON THE BROOM,” “CHICO” and “RITA”). The animation was created at Magic Light’s Berlin studio and at Triggerfish Animation Studios in Cape Town.
(dir. Florian Babikian, Vincent Bayoux, Victor Caire, Théophile Dufresne, Gabriel Grapperon and Lucas Navarro, FRANCE/7MINS/2016)
In a deserted rich house, a couple of amphibians explore their surroundings and follow their primal instincts.
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