2020 OSCAR NOMINATED SHORTS: DOCUMENTARY
Rated R (violence, language, and adult themes)
For the 15th consecutive year, Shorts HD and Magnolia Pictures present the Oscar-Nominated Short Films, opening on Jan. 31st. 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 Academy Awards take place Sunday, Feb. 9th.
DOCUMENTARY SHORTS (to be offered as one program of 158 minutes)
Learning to Skateboard in a Warzone (if You’re a Girl) – Carol Dysinger, UK, 39 min.
Life Overtakes Me – John Haptas and Kristine Samuelson, Sweden/USA, 39 min.
In the Absence – Yi Seung-Jun, South Korea, 28 min.
St. Louis Superman – Smriti Mundhra and Sami Khan, USA, 28 min.
Walk Run Cha-Cha – Laura Nix, USA, 21 min.
“Big issues tackled in brief films” – Variety
“Unsung but worth your time” – New York Times