2023 OSCAR NOMINATED SHORT FILMS Trailer
In Theaters February 17, 2023
For the 18th consecutive year, ShortsTV and Magnolia Pictures present 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.
SHORTS INCLUDED IN THIS PACKAGE:
THE BOY, THE MOLE, THE FOX AND THE HORSE - Dir. Peter Baynton, Charlie Mackesy | United Kingdom, 34m
The unlikely friendship of a boy, a mole, a fox, and a horse as they explore the meaning of kindness, courage and hope.
THE FLYING SAILOR - Dir. Amanda Forbis, Wendy Tilby | Canada, 8m
In 1917, two ships collided in 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 - Dir. João Gonzalez | Portugal, 14m
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. (CIFF2022)
MY YEAR OF DICKS - Dir. Sara Gunnarsdóttir | USA, 24m
*This film is intended for mature audiences*
An imaginative 15-year-old is stubbornly determined to lose her virginity despite the pathetic pickings in the outskirts of Houston in the early 90s.
AN OSTRICH TOLD ME THE WORLD IS FAKE AND I THINK I BELIEVE IT - Dir. Lachlan Pendragon | Australia, 11m
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.