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

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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.