Oscar Shorts 2020: Animation
UICA Members: $5, Public: $10
Suggested rating: PG-13
Warning: The themes tackled in this year’s Animated program are quite heavy and are not suitable for children over age 13.
UICA is proud to present the 2019 Oscar Nominated Short Films presented by Shorts HD and Magnolia Pictures. This exclusive release features the year’s most anticipated short films across Live-Action, Animation, and Documentary categories. See the films that critics are raving about and predict the winners before the 92nd Academy Awards ceremony happening Sunday, Feb 9th, 2020 in Hollywood, CA.
In a hospital room, the Daughter recalls a childhood moment when as a little girl she tried to share her experience with an injured bird with her Father. a moment of misunderstanding and a lost embrace has stretched into many years all the way to this hospital room, until the moment when a windowpane breaks under the impact of a little bird.
Director: Daria Kashcheeva
Runtime: 15 minutes
Origin: Czech Republic
A heartfelt animated short film that centers around the relationship between an African-American father, his daughter Zuri, and the most daunting task a father could ever come across – doing his daughter’s hair for the first time.
Director: Matthew A. Cherry, Everett Downing Jr., and Bruce W. Smith
Runtime: 7 minutes
Kitbull reveals an unlikely connection that sparks between two creatures: a fiercely independent stray kitten and a pit bull. together, they experience friendship for the first time.
Director: Rosana Sullivan
Runtime: 9 minutes
Recently, Louis, a painter, is experiencing strange events. his world seems to be mutating. Slowly, furniture, objects, and people lose their realism. they are destructuring, sometimes disintegrating…
Director: Bruno Collet
Runtime: 12 minutes
A man thinks back to his childhood memories of growing up with an annoying little sister in China in the 1990s. What would his life have been like if things had gone differently?
Director: Siqi Song
Runtime: 8 minutes
Origin: China – USA
Total Runtime: 83 minutes
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