Oscar Nominated Short Films

oscarshortspostOpening Friday January 31st, the Oscar Nominated Short Films! These films will play in two programs, Animated and Live Action.

LIVE ACTION SHORT FILMSAdvance tickets are here.

“Aquel No Era Yo (That Wasn’t Me)” (Director: Esteban Crespo). Synopsis: Paula, a Spanish aid worker, has an encounter with an African child soldier named Kaney.

“Avant Que De Tout Perdre (Just before Losing Everything)” (Directors: Xavier Legrand and Alexandre Gavras). Synopsis: Miriam has left her abusive husband and taken refuge with her children in the local supermarket where she works.

“Helium” (Directors Anders Walter and Kim Magnusson). Synopsis: A dying boy finds comfort in the tales of a magical land called HELIUM, told to him by the hospital janitor.

“Pitääkö Mun Kaikki Hoitaa? (Do I Have to Take Care of Everything?)” (Directors: Selma Vilhunen and Kirsikka Saari). Synopsis: Sini tries frantically to get her family ready to leave for a wedding, but her husband and two children are interfering with her efforts.

“The Voorman Problem” (Directors: Mark Gill and Baldwin Li). Synopsis: A psychiatrist is called to a prison to examine an inmate named Voorman, who is convinced he is a god.
ANIMATED SHORT FILMSAdvance tickets are here.

“Feral” (Directors Daniel Sousa and Dan Golden). Synopsis: A wild boy who has grown up in the woods is found by a hunter and returned to civilization.

“Get a Horse!” (Directors: Lauren MacMullan and Dorothy McKim). Synopsis: Mickey Mouse and his friends are enjoying a wagon ride until Peg-Leg Pete shows up with plans to ruin their day.

“Mr. Hublot” (Directors: Laurent Witz and Alexandre Espigares). Synopsis: The eccentric, isolated Mr. Hublot finds his carefully ordered world disrupted by the arrival of Robot Pet.

“Possessions” (Director: Shuhei Morita).  Synopsis: A man seeking shelter from a storm in a dilapidated shrine encounters a series of household objects inhabited by goblin spirits.

“Room on the Broom” (Directors: Max Lang and Jan Lachauer). Synopsis: A genial witch and her cat are joined on their broom by several friends as they set off on an adventure.


  1. Posted by Michelle on January 23rd, 2014, 14:57 [Reply]

    I’m wondering how many weekends you will show the Oscar shorts? Will it be just the weekend of Jan. 31 or will you keep showing it into Feb.? Not clear on website. Thanks!

    • Posted by doug on January 31st, 2014, 16:37 [Reply]

      We play films as long as they do well. If they perform well this weekend, we will hold them another week. Keep an eye on our website and newsletter.

  2. Posted by Rob on January 31st, 2014, 16:57 [Reply]

    Are you going to show the Documentary Shorts sometime as well?

    • Posted by Dan on February 3rd, 2014, 08:52 [Reply]

      Yes, we’ll be showing the documentary shorts on Feb. 15th-16th.


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