2023 Oscar Nominated Short Films: Live Action
FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 17 AT 7:30PM; THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 23 AT 7:30PM; SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 25 AT 2:00PM
General Admission: $10 | Loft Members: $8
Passes Not Accepted
Don’t miss your chance to experience this year’s best short films the way they were meant to be seen – on the big screen – before the 95th Annual Academy Awards telecast on Sunday, March 12, 2023! Predict the winners and you could win free passes to The Loft Cinema!
Once again, The Loft Cinema is proud to present this nationally-touring program highlighting all of the Live Action Short Films, Animated Short Films and Documentary Short Films that received Academy Award nominations this past year. The 2023 Oscar Nominated Short Films program offers viewers the rare opportunity to experience the year’s best short films from across the globe, collected together in this special cinematic showcase courtesy of Shorts HD and Magnolia Pictures. At the screenings, pick up an “Oscar Shorts Prediction” ballot in the lobby, check off your favorite film, and all those who correctly guess the winner (the winning films will be announced at the Academy Awards ceremony on Sunday, March 12) will be entered into a drawing for free movie passes to The Loft! Pass winners will be notified the week following the Oscar telecast. Don’t miss your golden opportunity to experience all of this year’s Oscar nominated short films, exclusively at The Loft Cinema!
Ivalu is gone. Her little sister is desperate to find her. Her father does not care. The vast Greenlandic nature holds secrets. The search for Ivalu is on. (Dir. by Anders Walter & Rebecca Pruzan, Denmark, 17 mins.)
A cold night in December. Ebba waits for the tram to go home after a party, but the ride takes an unexpected turn. (Dir. by Eirik Tveiten & Gaute Lid Larssen, Norway, 16 mins.)
Follow the rebellious girls of a Catholic boarding school before Christmas, a time of war and scarcity. (Dir. by Alice Rohrwacher, Italy, 39 mins.)
The Red Suitcase
Luxembourg airport. Late in the evening. A veiled 16-year-old Iranian girl is frightened to take her red suitcase on the automatic carpet. She keeps pushing back the moment to go through the arrival gate and seems more and more terrified. (Dir. by Cyrus Neshvad, Luxembourg, 18 mins.)
An Irish Goodbye
In rural Northern Ireland, a pair of estranged brothers reunite following their mother’s untimely death. (Dir. by Tom Berkeley & Ross White, UK, 23 mins.)
TOTAL PROGRAM RUNNING TIME: 110 mins. / PG-13 rating equivalent for adult themes.