2018 Oscar Shorts

Animated Shorts:

PG, 83 minutes


Live-Action Shorts:

R, 95 minutes


Documentary [1]:

R, 102 minutes


Documentary [2]:

R, 82 minutes


For the 13th consecutive year, Shorts HD and Magnolia Pictures present the Oscar-Nominated Short Films, opening on Feb. 23rd. With all three categories offered – Animated, Live Action and Documentary  (Documentary will be divided into two features)– 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, March 4th.


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)
Weeds (additional film)
Achoo (additional film)

LIVE ACTION SHORTS – Rated R (violence and some language)
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

DOCUMENTARY SHORTS – Rated R (violence, drug abuse, language)
PROGRAM 1 (Running Time: 102 minutes)
Traffic Stop – Kate Davis and David Heilbroner, USA, 30 minutes
Edith + Eddie – Laura Checkoway and Thomas Lee Wright, USA, 29 minutes
Heaven is a Traffic Jam on the 405 – Frank Stiefel, USA, 40 minutes

PROGRAM 2 (Running Time: 82 minutes)
Heroin(e) – Elaine McMillion Sheldon and Kerrin Sheldon, USA, 39 minutes
Knife Skills – Thomas Lennon, USA, 40 minutes

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