2020 Oscar Nominated Short Films

2020 Oscar Nominated Short Films

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Friday, January 31, 6 pm Animated

Saturday, February 1, 1 pm Live Action

Saturday, February 1, 3 pm Animated

Saturday, February 1, 6 pm Documentary

Sunday, February 2, 3 pm Animated

Friday, February 7, 6 pm Live Action

Saturday, February 8, 3 pm Live Action

Saturday, February 8, 6 pm Documentary

Sunday, February 9, 3 pm Animated

$9 / $7 Speed and Louisville Film Society members

For the 15th consecutive year, Shorts HD and Magnolia Pictures present the Oscar Nominated Short Films, opening on January 31. 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 before the Academy Awards on Sunday, February 9.

Co-presented with the Louisville Film Society. LFS offers an Oscar Watch Party on Sunday, February 9. Please see louisvillefilmsociety.org for more details.

ANIMATED SHORTS (Estimated Running Time: 80 minutes)
Dcera (Daughter) – Daria Kashcheeva, Czech Republic, 15 minutes.
Hair Love – Matthew A. Cherry, U.S., 7 minutes.
Kitbull – Rosana Sullivan, U.S., 9 minutes.
Memorable – Bruno Collet, France, 12 minutes.
Sister – Siqi Song, China/U.S, 8 minutes.

LIVE ACTION SHORTS (Estimated Running Time: 105 minutes)
Brotherhood – Meryan Joobeur, Tunisia, 25 minutes.
Nefta Football Club – Yves Piat, Tunisia/France, 17 minutes.
The Neighbors’ Window – Marshall Curry, U.S., 20 minutes.
Saria – Bryan Buckley, U.S., 23 minutes.
A Sister – Delphine Girard, Belgium, 16 minutes. 

DOCUMENTARY SHORTS (Running Time: 158 minutes)
Learning to Skateboard in a Warzone (if You’re a Girl) – Carol Dysinger, U.K., 39 minutes.
Life Overtakes Me – John Haptas and Kristine Samuelson, Sweden/U.S., 39 minutes.
In the Absence – Yi Seung-Jun, South Korea, 28 minutes.
St. Louis Superman – Smriti Mundhra and Sami Khan, U.S., 28 minutes.
Walk Run Cha-Cha – Laura Nix, U.S., 21 minutes.

The Documentary Shorts will be presented as one program with a short intermission and not split up into two separate screenings as previously reported.