2014 Oscar-Nominated Shorts: Docs
Friday 31 January – Thursday 6 February 2014
Now in its 9th year, “The Oscar® Nominated Short Films” showcase the Live Action, Animation and Documentary nominees as three separate theatrical events. This will be the only opportunity for audiences to watch the nominated shorts prior to the 86th Academy Awards® ceremony on Sunday, March 2, 2014. The Music Box Theatre will screen the Oscar Nominated Short Documentaries in two parts.
This year’s release will be hosted by past Oscar® winners and a slew of renowned filmmakers who have made their mark in short films. For the Live Action nominees the hosts include: Shawn Christensen (“Curfew”), Matthew Modine (“Full Metal Jacket”), Tom Vaughan (“What Happens in Vegas”), Peter Webber (“Girl with a Pearl Earring”), Jim Field Smith (“She’s Out of my League”) and Sean Fine and Andrea Nix Fine (“Inocente”). For the Documentary Shorts, the hosts include: Lucy Walker (“Waste Land”), Sean Fine and Andrea Nix Fine, Eva Orner (“Taxi to the Dark Side”) Peter Webber and Shawn Christensen. The Animated Shorts, in a special treat for audiences, will be hosted by one of the high-diving giraffes of YouTube fame and his ostrich buddy in this special commission by Paris-based Cube Creative and Nicolas Deveaux.
This year’s Oscar® Nominated Short Films originate from all parts of the globe, representing the pinnacle of filmmaking from Japan, UK, Denmark, France, Luxembourg, Spain, Finland, UAE, Yemen, Canada and the United States.
Documentary Short Nominees
- “Facing Fear”
- “Karama Has No Walls”
- “The Lady in Number 6: Music Saved My Life”
- “Prison Terminal: The Last Days of Private Jack Hall”
Nominations for the 86th Academy Awards® were announced on January 16. For more information, visit http://theoscarshorts.shorts.tv
Tickets are $9.25 and available at the door