2024 Oscar Nominated Short Films: Animated

2024 Oscar Nominated Short Films: Animated
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SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 17 AT 7:30PM; SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 24 AT 2:00PM; WEDNESDAY, MARCH 6 AT 7:30PM

General Admission: $12 | Loft Members: $10

Passes Not Accepted

Rated PG-13 equivalent. This program is appropriate for ages 13+, and contains mature themes and violence.

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 96th Annual Academy Awards telecast on Sunday, March 10, 2024!   Predict the winners and you could win free passes to The Loft Cinema!

“These programs treat movie-lovers to an unpredictable batch of films from all over the world, with a wide variety of themes, tones and textures.” – Collin Souter, RogerEbert.com

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 2024 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 ShortsTV 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 10) 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 at The Loft Cinema!

Our Uniform 
An Iranian girl unfolds her school memories on the wrinkles and fabrics of her old uniform. (Dir. by Yegane Moghaddam, Iran, in Farsi with English subtitles, 7 mins., Not Rated)

Letter to a Pig 
A traumatic memory from a Holocaust survivor transports a young schoolgirl on an inner journey. (Dir. by Tal Kantor and Amit R. Gicelter, France/Israel, in Hebrew with English subtitles, 17 mins., Not Rated)

Pachyderm
Louise stays with her grandparents in the countryside for a few days during the summer holidays. (Dir. by Stéphanie Clément and Marc Rius, USA, in English, 11 mins., Not Rated)

Ninety-Five Senses 
An ode to the body’s five senses delivered by a man with little time left to enjoy them.  From the writer and director of Napoleon Dynamite. (Dir. by Jerusha Hess and Jared Hess, USA, in English, 13 mins., Not Rated)

War is Over! Inspired by the Music of John & Yoko 
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. (Dir. by Dave Mullins and Brad Booker, USA, in English, 11 mins., Not Rated)

Additional “Highly Commended” films: 

I’m Hip 
In a jazzy song and dance, a self-absorbed cat proudly and comically proclaims his hipness to the world, but the world is less convinced than he is. (Dir. by John Musker, USA, in English, 4 min., Not Rated)

Wild Summons 
A natural history fantasy film, following the dramatic life cycle of wild salmon in human form.  Narrated by Marianne Faithfull. (Dir. by Karni Arieli and Saul Freed, UK, in English, 14 mins., Not Rated)

TOTAL PROGRAM RUNNING TIME: 80 MINS.

(Rated PG-13 equivalent. This program is appropriate for ages 13+, and contains mature themes and violence)

1 HR 20 MIN | NR

Released 2024
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