2022 Oscar Shorts | Animation, Live Action, & Documentary

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2022 Oscar-Nominated Shorts 

For the 14th consecutive year, Bozeman Film Society presents the Oscar-Nominated Short Films! With all three categories offered – Animated, Live Action and Documentary – 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 from Shorts HD and Magnolia Pictures. The Academy Awards take place Sunday, March 27th.

Saturday, March 5 | Animation (97 min) & Live Action (121 min) | Both Categories Rated R (not suitable for children)

  • Animation (97 min): 5:30 PM | Intermission | Live Action (121 min): 7:45 PM

Sunday, March 6 | Documentary (160 min) | Rated PG13 (adult themes) | 160 min.

  •  3:00 PM (2 parts with intermission)


Full Week-end Pass | March 05 and March 06

Purchase by calling The Ellen Theatre box office at 406-585-5885 or emailing ellenboxstaff@gmail.com

    • $19.75 Adults | $19.00 (60+) | $12.50 MSU Students

One Program Saturday or Sunday | Available to purchase online

    • March 05 –  Animation & Live-Action or March 06 –  Documentary Shorts
    •  $13.50 GA | $12.75 SR (60+) | $7.50 MSU Students

Single Animation or Live-Action | Saturday, March 5th:

Walk-up tickets available day of show only, in person at box office.

    • $9.75 Adults | $9.25 (60+) | $6.00 MSU Students

ANIMATED SHORTS (Final running time: 97 min., includes a parental guidance card prior to the final three films)

Rating equivalent of R. No children should be admitted under any circumstances.

Robin Robin – Dan Ojari and Mikey Please, UK, 32 min.

Boxballet – Anton Dyakov, Russia, 15 min.

Affairs of the Art – Joanna Quinn and Les Mills, UK/Canada, 16 min.

Bestia – Hugo Covarrubias and Tevo Díaz, Chile, 15 min.

The Windshield Wiper – Alberto Mielgo and Leo Sanchez, USA/Spain, 14 min.

LIVE ACTION SHORTS (Final running time: 121 minutes)

Rating equivalent of R for adult themes, violence and language.

On My Mind – Martin Strange-Hansen and Kim Magnusson, Denmark, 18 min.

Please Hold – K.D. Dávila and Levin Menekse, USA, 19 min.

The Dress – Tadeusz Łysiak and Maciej Ślesicki, Poland, 30 min.

The Long Goodbye – Aneil Karia and Riz Ahmed, UK/Netherlands, 12 min.

Ala Kachuu – Take and Run – Maria Brendle and Nadine Lüchinger, Kyrgyzstan/Switzerland, 38 min.


DOCUMENTARY SHORTS (one program, final running time: 160 min.)

Rating equivalent of PG-13 or R for adult themes and topics.

Audible – Matt Ogens and Geoff McLean, USA, 39 min.

When We Were Bullies – Jay Rosenblatt, USA/Germany, 36 min.

Three Songs for Benazir – Elizabeth Mirzaei and Gulistan Mirzaei, Afghanistan, 22 min.

Lead Me Home – Pedro Kos and Jon Shenk, USA, 39 min.

The Queen of Basketball – Ben Proudfoot, USA, 22 min.