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2023 Oscar-Nominated Short Films: Animation

  • Various Directors
  • Various Countries
  • 2023
  • Approx: 97 min.
  • NR
  • DCP
  • Assistive Listening
  • Hearing Loop
2023 Oscar-Nominated Short Films: Animation

Part of 2023 Oscar-Nominated Short Films.

For the 18th 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 Sun, Mar 12.

The nominees for this year’s Animation Short Films are:

The Boy, the Mole, the Fox and the Horse (Dirs. Charlie Mackesy and Matthew Freud | UK | 33 min.)

The Flying Sailor (Dirs. Amanda Forbis and Wendy Tilby | Canada | 8 min.)

Ice Merchants (Dirs. João Gonzalez and Bruno Caetano | Portugal/France/UK | 15 min.)

An Ostrich Told Me the World is Fake and I Think I Believe It (Dir. Lachlan Pendragon | Australia | 12 min.)

My Year of Dicks (Dirs. Sara Gunnarsdóttir and Pamela Ribon | USA | 26 min.)


The Belcourt Theatre does not provide advisories about subject matter or potential triggering content, as sensitivities vary from person to person.

Beyond the synopses, trailers and review links on our website, other sources of information about content and age-appropriateness for specific films can be found on Common Sense MediaIMDb and DoesTheDogDie.com as well as through general internet searches.


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