And the Oscar goes to…OSCAR-NOMINATED SHORTS: ANIMATION
Proctors Collaborative is proud to work with ShortsTV and Magnolia Pictures in presenting the Oscar-nominated short films. This year’s nominees are the following:
“Letter to a Pig” directed by Tal Kantor, 17 min, France/Israel (in Hebrew) | Watch Trailer
A Holocaust survivor reads a letter he wrote to the pig who saved his life.
“Ninety-Five Senses” directed by Jared Hess, Jerusha Hess, 13 min, USA | Watch Trailer
An ode to the body’s five senses delivered by a man with little time left to enjoy them.
“Our Uniform” directed by Yegane Moghaddam, 7 min, Iran (in Farsi) | Watch Trailer
An Iranian girl unfolds her school memories on the wrinkles and fabrics of her old uniform.
“Pachyderme” directed by Stéphanie Clément, 11 min, USA | Watch Now
Like every summer, Louise stays at her grandparents in the countryside for a few days during the holidays. It will snow at the height of summer and a monster is going to die.
War Is Over! Inspired by the Music of John & Yoko directed by Dave Mullins, 11 min, USA | Watch Trailer
Set in an alternate WWI reality where a senseless war rages on, two soldiers on opposite sides of the conflict play a joyful game of chess. A heroic carrier pigeon delivers the soldiers’ chess moves over the battlefield as the fighting escalates.
Additional non-nominated titles include:
Wild Summon – directed by Karni Arieli and Saul Freed, 14 min., UK (narrated by Marianne Faithfull) Watch TrailerA natural history fantasy film, following the dramatic lifecycle of the wild salmon in human form.
I’m Hip – directed by John Musker, 4 min., USA (No Trailer)A self-absorbed cat, in a jazzy song and dance, proudly and comically proclaims his “hipness” to the world. The world is less convinced than he is.
A perennial hit with audiences around the world, don’t miss out on your opportunity to see all of these exceptional shorts prior to the Academy’s official award ceremony on March 10, 2024.
While not rated, this program verges on an R and is not for children under 13 years old. Topics include the Holocaust, inferred child sexual abuse, and violent battle scenes. The combined running time is 80 minutes. All films are in English unless otherwise noted.
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