2021 OSCAR NOMINATED SHORT FILMS

For the 16th consecutive year, (8th at the Kiggins!) Shorts HD and Magnolia Pictures present the Oscar-Nominated Short Films, opening on April 2nd at the Kiggins!

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!

You can read summaries and watch trailers for each of the short films here.

ANIMATED SHORTS (Running Time: 99 minutes)
*Burrow Madeline Sharafian and Michael Capbarat (USA, 6 min.)
*Genius LociAdrien Mérigeau and Amaury Ovise (France, 16 min.)
*Opera Erick Oh (USA, 9 min.)
*If Anything Happens I Love You Will McCormack and Michael Govier (USA, 12 min.)
*Yes-People – Gísli Darri Halldórsson and Arnar Gunnarsson (Iceland, 8 min.)
PLUS A SELECTION OF ADDITIONAL ANIMATED SHORTS (from the AMPAS shortlist):
*Kapaemahu (USA, 8 min.)
*The Snail and the Whale (UK/Germany, 26 min.)
*To Gerard (USA, 7 min.)

LIVE ACTION SHORTS (Running Time: 130 minutes)
*The Present Farah Nabulsi (Palestine, 25 min.)
*Feeling Through Doug Roland and Susan Ruzenski (USA, 19 min.)
*Two Distant Strangers Travon Free and Martin Desmond Roe (USA, 25 min.)
*White Eye Tomer Shushan and Shira Hochman (Israel, 21 min.)
*The Letter Room Elvira Lind and Sofia Sondervan (USA, 33 min.)

DOCUMENTARY SHORTS (Running Time: 136 minutes)
*A Love Song for Latasha Sophia Nahli Allison and Janice Duncan (USA, 18 min.)
*Do Not Split Anders Hammer and Charlotte Cook (USA/Norway, 36 min.)
*Hunger WardSkye Fitzgerald and Michael Scheuerman (USA, 40 min.)
*Colette – Anthony Giacchino and Alice Doyard (France/Germany/USA, 24 min.)
*A Concerto Is a Conversation – Ben Proudfoot and Kris Bowers (USA, 13 min.)

Please note: Though the shorts are not rated, this year’s programs have adult themes and most are not appropriate for children under 12.

The Academy Awards take place Sunday, April 25th!

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