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2023 Oscar Shorts: Animation

2023 Oscar Shorts: Animation
(PG-13/R, 95 min.)

Four of the films are suitable for kids 10 and up, but the final film, My Year of Dicks is for adult audiences only. (PLEASE NOTE: A 30-SECOND INTERSTITIAL CARD WILL APPEAR PRIOR TO MY YEAR OF DICKS: The following Oscar-nominated short film is intended for adult audiences and is not suitable for children. There will be a short break at this time so that patrons, if they choose, can exit the auditorium.)


Wednesday, March 1, 2023

9:15 PM

Thursday, March 2, 2023

8:30 PM

Saturday, March 4, 2023

3:30 PM

Tuesday, March 7, 2023

8:30 PM

Thursday, March 9, 2023

2:00 PM

2023 Oscar Shorts: Animation
For the 18th consecutive year, ShortsTV presents the Oscar-Nominated Short Films, opening on Feb. 17th. 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. The Academy Awards take place Sunday, March 12th.

The Boy, the Mole, the Fox and the Horse
Charlie Mackesy and Matthew Freud
UK, 34 min.
Synopsis: The Boy, the Mole, the Fox and the Horse is a story of kindness, courage, and hope in traditional hand-drawn animation, following the unlikely friendship of the title characters as they journey in search of the boy’s home. Based on the book of the same name.

The Flying Sailor

Amanda Forbis and Wendy Tilby
Canada, 7 min.
Synopsis: In 1917, two ships collided in the Halifax Harbour, causing the largest accidental explosion in history. Among the tragic stories of the disaster is the remarkable account of a sailor who, blown skyward from the docks, flew a distance of two kilometres before landing uphill, naked and unharmed. The Flying Sailor is a contemplation of his journey.

Ice Merchants

João Gonzalez and Bruno Caetano
Portugal/France/UK, 14 min.
Synopsis: Every day, a father and his son jump with a parachute from their vertiginous cold house, attached to a cliff, to go to the village on the ground, far away where they sell the ice they produce daily.

An Ostrich Told Me the World is Fake and I Think I Believe It

Lachlan Pendragon
Australia, 11 min.
Synopsis: When a young telemarketer is confronted by a mysterious talking ostrich, he learns that the universe is stop motion animation. He must put aside his dwindling toaster sales and focus on convincing his colleagues of his terrifying discovery.

My Year of Dicks
Sara Gunnarsdóttir
USA, 24 min.
Synopsis: Pam tries very hard to lose her virginity and always searches for "the one". She's not alone, her best friends are with her.

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