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Oscar Shorts! 2021 Animated Program

99 min

2021

Virtual release

With our cinemas temporarily closed, we're pleased to bring the 2021 Oscar Shorts into your home through Film Streams @Home. A portion of your digital ticket sale supports Film Streams. Having issues? Visit our FAQ. Members: Check your email for a code to watch the Shorts for free.

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THE LINEUP

BURROW STILL

Burrow

USA/ 6 min/ 2020

Director: Madeline Sharafian

Synopsis: In Disney and Pixar’s new short film BURROW, a young rabbit embarks on a journey to dig the burrow of her dreams, despite not having a clue what she’s doing. Rather than reveal to her neighbors her imperfections, she digs herself deeper and deeper into trouble. After hitting (bed) rock bottom, she learns there is no shame in asking for help. Directed by Madeline Sharafian and produced by Mike Capbarat, BURROW is part of Pixar Animation Studios’ Spark Shorts program

GENIUS LOCI STILL

Genius Loci

France/ 16 min/ 2019

Director: Adrien Merigeau

Synopsis: One night, Reine, a young loner, sees among the urban chaos a moving oneness that seems alive, like some sort of guide.

IF ANYTHING HAPPENS I LOVE YOU STILLS

If Anything Happens I Love You

USA/ 13 min/ 2020

Directors: Michael Govier, Will McCormack

Synopsis: Grieving parents struggle with the loss of their daughter after a school shooting. An elegy on grief.

OPERA courtesy of Shorts TV

Opera

South Korea/ USA/ 9 min/ 2020

Director: Erick Oh

Synopsis: ‘Those who cannot remember the past are condemned to repeat it’ – George Santayana

Written and directed by award-winning filmmaker and former Pixar animator Erick Oh, OPERA is an animation project that can be defined as a contemporary animated edition of the Renaissance fresco mural paintings. Driven by the spirits of Bosch, Michelangelo, Botticelli and more, Erick portrays, in his own signature whimsical and surreal way, the human society and history, filled with beauty and absurdity.

YES PEOPLE STILLS

Yes-People

Iceland/ 8 min/ 2020

Director: Gísli Darri Halldórsson and Arnar Gunnarsson

Synopsis: One morning an eclectic mix of people face the everyday battle, such as work, school and dish-washing. As the day progresses, their relationships are tested and ultimately their capacity to cope.

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