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This Year's Oscar Nominated Short Films

Feb. 23rd & 24th

March 3rd

OSCAR Nominated Short Films • Feb. 23rd & 24th, March 3rd 2018


February 23rd •  6:30pm

(Est. Run Time: 102 minutes)

Traffic Stop – Kate Davis and David Heilbroner, USA, 30 minutes
Heaven is a Traffic Jam on the 405 – Frank Stiefel, USA, 40 minutes
Edith + Eddie – Laura Checkoway and Thomas Lee Wrights, USA, 29 minutes


(Est. Run Time: 82 minutes)

Heroin(e) – Elaine McMillion Sheldon and Kerrin Sheldon, USA, 39 minutes
Knife Skills – Thomas Lennon, USA, 40 minutes

Oscar Nominated Documentary Shorts

February 23rd, 6:30pm • Warner Grand Theatre

Programs A & B

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February 24th •  7pm

(Est. Run Time: 97 minutes)

DeKalb Elementary – Reed Van Dyk, USA, 20 minutes
The Silent Child – Chris Overton and Rachel Shenton, UK, 20 minutes
My Nephew Emmett – Kevin Wilson, Jr., USA, 20 minutes
The Eleven O’Clock – Derin Seale and Josh Lawson, Australia, 13 minutes
Watu Wote/All of Us – Katja Benrath and Tobias Rosen, Germany, 22 minutes

Oscar Nominated Live Action Shorts

February 24th, 7pm • Warner Grand Theatre

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March 3rd •  7:30pm

(Est. Run Time: 83 minutes)

Dear Basketball – Glen Keane and Kobe Bryant, USA, 5 minutes
Negative Space – Max Porter and Ru Kuwahata, France, 5 minutes
Lou – Dave Mullins and Dana Murray, USA, 7 minutes
Revolting Rhymes – Jakob Schuh and Jan Lachauer, UK, 29 minutes
Garden Party – Victor Caire and Gabriel Grapperon, France 7 minutes
Lost Property Office (additional film) – Daniel Agdag, Australia, 10 minutes
Coin Operated (additional film) – Nicholas Arioli, USA, 5 minutes
Achoo (additional film) – details TBD

Oscar Nominated Animation Shorts

March 3rd, 7:30pm • Warner Grand Theatre

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Best Feature Dreams I’ve Never Had


Best Doc Feature High School 911


Best Short Film Chasing Titles


Best Short Doc Joshua Tree


Best Student The Loveliest Flower


Best Screenplay God Gene


Best Horror 325 Sycamore Lane


Best Music Video River


Best Webisode Life Interrupted


Eco Docs The End Game