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.