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For the 17th consecutive year, Magnolia Pictures presents the Oscar-Nominated Short Films. With all three categories offered – Documentary, Animated, and Live Action – 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 27.


Documentary: Wed., March 2 • 7pm
Animated: Sat., March 5 • 3pm (not suitable for children)
Live Action: Sat., March 5 • 7pm

DOCUMENTARY – Wed., March 2 • 7pm

Runtime: 2h 40m • PG-13/R for adult themes and topics
Audible – Matt Ogens and Geoff McLean (39m • USA)
When We Were Bullies – Jay Rosenblatt (36m • USA/Germany)
Three Songs for Benazir – Elizabeth Mirzaei and Gulistan Mirzaei (22m • Afghanistan)
Lead Me Home – Pedro Kos and Jon Shenk (39m • USA)
The Queen of Basketball – Ben Proudfoot (22m • USA)

ANIMATED (Partial Lineup) Sat., March 5 • 3pm

Runtime: 1h 37m • R (Not suitable for children)
Robin Robin – Dan Ojari and Mikey Please (32m • USA)
Boxballet – Anton Dyakov (15m • Russia)
Affairs of the Art – Joanna Quinn and Les Mills (16m • UK/Canada)
Bestia – Hugo Covarrubias and Tevo Díaz (15m • Chile)
The Windshield Wiper – Alberto Mielgo and Leo Sanchez (14m • USA/Spain)

LIVE ACTION – Sat., March 5 • 7pm

Runtime: 2h 1m • R for adult themes, violence and language
On My Mind – Martin Strange-Hansen and Kim Magnusson (18m • Denmark)
Please Hold – K.D. Dávila and Levin Menekse (19m • USA)
The Dress – Tadeusz Łysiak and Maciej Ślesicki (30m • Poland)
The Long Goodbye – Aneil Karia and Riz Ahmed (12m • UK/Netherlands)
Ala Kachuu – Take and Run – Maria Brendle and Nadine Lüchinger (38m • Kyrgyzstan/Switzerland)