Rating equivalent of PG-13 or R for adult themes and topics.

"Thank the gods of cinema for this annual release of Oscar nominees." - San Francisco Chronicle

Includes AUDIBLE (USA, dir. Matthew Ogens), LEAD ME HOME (USA, dirs. Pedro Kos & Jon Shenk), THE QUEEN OF BASKETBALL (USA, dir. Ben Proudfoot), THREE SONGS FOR BENAZIR (Afghanistan, dirs. Elizabeth Mirzaei & Gulistan Mirzaei) and WHEN WE WERE BULLIES (Germany, USA, dir. Jay Rosenblatt).

Audible – Matt Ogens and Geoff McLean, USA, 39 min.
When We Were Bullies – Jay Rosenblatt, USA/Germany, 36 min.
Three Songs for Benazir – Elizabeth Mirzaei and Gulistan Mirzaei, Afghanistan, 22 min.
Lead Me Home – Pedro Kos and Jon Shenk, USA, 39 min.
The Queen of Basketball – Ben Proudfoot, USA, 22 min.

For the 17th consecutive year, Shorts HD and Magnolia Pictures present the Oscar-Nominated Short Films. With all three categories offered - Animated, Live Action and Documentary - this is your annual chance to predict the winners (and have the edge in your Oscar pool)! A perennial hit with audiences around the country and the world, don’t miss this year’s selection of shorts. The Academy Awards take place Sunday, March 27th.

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