The 2023 Oscar-Nominated Short Films
Opens: February 17, 2023
LAST CHANCE! ENDS THURSDAY 3/2!
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.
Animated Shorts (runtime: 95 min.):
An Ostrich Told Me the World is Fake and I Think I Believe It – Lachlan Pendragon, Australia, 12 min.
The Flying Sailor – Amanda Forbis and Wendy Tilby, Canada, 8 min.
Ice Merchants – João Gonzalez and Bruno Caetano, Portugal/France/UK, 15 min.
The Boy, the Mole, the Fox and the Horse – Charlie Mackesy and Matthew Freud, UK, 33 min.
My Year of Dicks – Sara Gunnarsdóttir and Pamela Ribon, USA, 26 min.
NOTE: The first four films in the Animated Shorts lineup are suitable for kids 10 and up, but the final film, My Year of Dicks, is intended for adult audiences and is not suitable for children. A 30-second interstitial card will appear prior to My Year of Dicks so that patrons have time to leave the theater if they choose to. Another animated short, The Flying Sailor, includes some full-frontal nudity of the titular sailor but is otherwise unoffensive.
Live-Action Shorts (runtime: 110 min.):
Ivalu– Anders Walter and Rebecca Pruzan, Denmark, 17 min.
Night Ride – Eirik Tveiten and Gaute Lid Larssen, Norway, 16 min.
Le Pupille – Alice Rohrwacher, Italy, 39 min.
The Red Suitcase – Cyrus Neshvad, Luxembourg, 18 min.
An Irish Goodbye – Tom Berkeley and Ross White, UK, 23 min.
Documentary Shorts (runtime: 165 min.):
How Do You Measure a Year? – Jay Rosenblatt, USA, 29 min.
The Elephant Whisperers – Kartiki Gonsalves and Guneet Monga, India, 40 min.
Stranger at the Gate – Joshua Seftel and Conall Jones, USA, 29 min.
Haulout – Evgenia Arbugaeva and Maxim Arbugaev, UK, 25 min.
The Martha Mitchell Effect – Anne Alvergue and Beth Levison, USA, 40 min.