2020 Oscar Nominated Short Films to be screened at the Grand Theater!


Ever watch the Academy Awards and think the nominees for best short film look interesting but you never get to see those films in a theater? Well now’s your chance to see all the nominated short films from all three categories: Animated, Live Action and Documentary. Come for them all or just the category of interest to you.

Animated Shorts (rated PG-13), run time: 1 hour 23 minutes

Saturday, February 1st, 10:00 am

Tuesday, February 4th, 5:00 pm

Live Action Shorts (rated R), run time: 1 hour 44 minutes

Saturday, February 1st, 11:30 am

Wednesday, February 5th, 5:00 pm

Documentary Shorts (rated R), run time: 2 hours 40 minutes + 5-minute intermission

Sunday, February 2nd, 10:00 am

Admission is $5 per any single showing or $10 for all of them. All shorts will be screened in the downstairs theater and concession specials will be offered.

Sean Skeehan, Executive Director of the Grand Theater Foundation, says: “With the Academy Awards being presented February 9th, it’s a great opportunity to see many of the excellent short films in nomination, prior to the winners being announced.”

The film titles in each category (previews for these titles at http://shorts.tv/theoscarshorts/):

LIVE ACTION rated R: Brotherhood – Tunisia; Nefta Football Club – Tunisia/France;

The Neighbors’ Window – USA; Saria – USA; A Sister – Belgium

ANIMATED rated PG-13: Dcera (Daughter) – Czech Republic; Hair Love – USA; Kitbull – USA; Memorable – France; Sister – China/USA; + three bonus titles: Henrietta Bulkowski – USA;

The Bird and the Whale – Ireland; Hors Piste – France

DOCUMENTARY rated R: Learning to Skateboard in a Warzone (if You’re a Girl) – UK;

Life Overtakes Me – Sweden/USA; In the Absence – South Korea; St. Louis Superman – USA;

Walk Run Cha-Cha – USA

Details on all the programming at the Grand Theater are at our website: www.GrandTheaterKnoxville.org. Follow us on Facebook. For current movie titles and show times call our movie-line at 641-842-5415.