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“The short films … offer a vision of what the Academy Awards should and could be but very rarely are: eclectic, cosmopolitan, scrappy and surprising.” – A.O. Scott, New York Times

Thursday, Feb 15 at the Ellen Theatre: 6:30 PM – Animations & Live-Action Shorts Double-Feature. Titles and runtimes listed in Movie Info tab.

Sunday, February 25th at the Rialto Theater: 1:00 PM – Animation; 3:30 PM Documentary; 7:00 PM Live-Action. Tickets sold per program.

Bozeman Film Society is proud to present the Oscar Shorts showcasing the 2018 nominees in the Animation, Live Action and Documentary category. The Oscar Nominated Short Films 2018 program offers viewers the rare opportunity to experience the year’s best short films from across the globe, collected together in this special cinematic event. The 90th Academy Awards take place Sunday, March 4th.

Rating guidelines for each program:

Animation – PG. Most of the shorts would be G rated, but the very end of “Garden Party’ has some disturbing imagery of a human corpse that could be upsetting to younger viewers. Kids eight and over should be fine. Live Action – R (violence and some language.) Documentary (both parts) – R (violence, drug abuse, language)

For full descriptions, runtimes and ratings visit the official Oscar Shorts website HERE

6:30 PM – ANIMATED SHORTS (Estimated Running 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

 

8:15 PM – LIVE ACTION SHORTS (Estimated Running 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