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Animation: 2023 Oscar-Nominated Short Films

Presented by California Film Institute at Christopher B. Smith Rafael Film Center, San Rafael CA

Mar 16 - 18 2023
Animation: 2023 Oscar-Nominated Short Films

Animation: 2023 Oscar-Nominated Short Films

ShortsTV presents the Oscar-Nominated Short Films (Documentary, Animated, and Live Action)

Shows:
Monday-Thursday • 7:00
Friday • 4:15
Saturday • 1:15

For the 18th consecutive year, ShortsTV presents the Oscar-Nominated Short Films (Documentary, Animated, and Live Action), 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 before the Academy Awards on Sunday, March 12.


THE BOY, THE MOLE, THE FOX AND THE HORSE
The Boy, the Mole, the Fox and the Horse is a story of kindness, courage, and hope in traditional hand-drawn animation, following the unlikely friendship of the title characters as they journey in search of the boy’s home. Based on the book of the same name. Directors: Peter Baynton, Charlie Mackesy. (UK 2022) 34 min

THE FLYING SAILOR
In 1917, two ships collided in the Halifax Harbour, causing the largest accidental explosion in history. Among the tragic stories of the disaster is the remarkable account of a sailor who, blown skyward from the docks, flew a distance of two kilometres before landing uphill, naked and unharmed. The Flying Sailor is a contemplation of his journey. Directors: Amanda Forbis, Wendy Tilby (Canada 2022) 7 min

ICE MERCHANTS
Every day, a father and his son jump with a parachute from their vertiginous cold house, attached to a cliff, to go to the village on the ground, far away where they sell the ice they produce daily. Director: João Gonzalez (Portugal/UK/France 2022) 14 min

AN OSTRICH TOLD ME THE WORLD IS FAKE AND I THINK I BELIEVE IT
When a young telemarketer is confronted by a mysterious talking ostrich, he learns that the universe is stop motion animation. He must put aside his dwindling toaster sales and focus on convincing his colleagues of his terrifying discovery. Director: Lachlan Pendragon (Australia 2022) 11 min

MY YEAR OF DICKS
An imaginative 15-year-old is stubbornly determined to lose her virginity despite the pathetic pickings in the outskirts of Houston in the early 90’s. Director: Sara Gunnarsdóttir/ Writer: Pamela Ribon (US 2022) 24 min

ESTIMATED RUNNING TIME: 97 MIN.

ADMISSION INFO

$13.25 – General
$9.75 – Senior • Youth • Matinée
$7.75 – CFI Members

Contact: 415-454-1222

Email: info@cafilm.org

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Additional time info:

Shows:
Monday-Thursday • 7:00
Friday • 4:15
Saturday • 1:15

LOCATION

Christopher B. Smith Rafael Film Center

1118 Fourth Street, San Rafael, CA 94901

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