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2024 Oscar Nominated Short Films: Documentary

Each year, the Film Center is thrilled to present the Academy Award-nominated shorts program featuring some of the year’s most spectacular short films.

Each year, the Film Center is thrilled to present the Academy Award-nominated shorts program featuring some of the year’s most spectacular short films.

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Drive-Away Dolls (2024)

A comedy caper from one-half of the Coen brothers, written with his wife, Tricia Cooke. Bemoaning yet another breakup with a girlfriend, free spirit Jamie and his ex’s demure friend Marian embark on an impromptu road trip in search of a fresh start, only to get mixed up a group of inept criminals. | Country: United Kingdom, United States | Language: English

A comedy caper from one-half of the Coen brothers, written with his wife, Tricia Cooke. Bemoaning yet another breakup with a girlfriend, free spirit Jamie and his ex’s demure friend Marian embark on an impromptu road trip in search of a fresh start, only to get mixed up a group of inept criminals. | Country: United Kingdom, United States | Language: English

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Dune: Part Two (2024)

Long live the fighters. The sequel to the Academy Award-winning Dune (2021). | Country: United States, Canada | Language: English

Long live the fighters. The sequel to the Academy Award-winning Dune (2021). | Country: United States, Canada | Language: English

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Poor Things (2023)

Nominated for eleven Academy Awards including Best Picture, winner of two Golden Globes, and named Best Film at the 2023 Venice Film Festival. She’s like nothing you’ve ever seen. The incredible tale and fantastical evolution of Bella Baxter, a young woman brought back to life by the brilliant and unorthodox scientist Dr. Godwin Baxter. From the mind behind 2015’s The Lobster and 2018’s The Favourite. | Country: United States, Ireland, United Kingdom | Language: English

Nominated for eleven Academy Awards including Best Picture, winner of two Golden Globes, and named Best Film at the 2023 Venice Film Festival. She’s like nothing you’ve ever seen. The incredible tale and fantastical evolution of Bella Baxter, a young woman brought back to life by the brilliant and unorthodox scientist Dr. Godwin Baxter. From the mind behind 2015’s The Lobster and 2018’s The Favourite. | Country: United States, Ireland, United Kingdom | Language: English

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Perfect Days (2023)

2023 Cannes Prize of the Ecumenical Jury and Best Actor winner. From legendary director Wim Wenders, a sweet slice-of-life drama about a janitor in Tokyo. Nominated for Best International Feature at the 96th Academy Awards. | Country: Japan, Germany | Language: Japanese, English

2023 Cannes Prize of the Ecumenical Jury and Best Actor winner. From legendary director Wim Wenders, a sweet slice-of-life drama about a janitor in Tokyo. Nominated for Best International Feature at the 96th Academy Awards. | Country: Japan, Germany | Language: Japanese, English

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Cult 101: The Night of the Hunter (1955)

Hailed as one of the greatest films of the 1950s, the first and only film directed by famed actor Charles Laughton. In the Deep South, a serial-killing preacher hunts two young children who know the whereabouts of a stash of money. | Country: United States | Language: English

Hailed as one of the greatest films of the 1950s, the first and only film directed by famed actor Charles Laughton. In the Deep South, a serial-killing preacher hunts two young children who know the whereabouts of a stash of money. | Country: United States | Language: English

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Drift (2023)

World Premiere, 2023 Sundance Film Festival. Jacqueline escapes her war-torn country to a Greek island. She meets an unmoored tour guide and the two become close as they each find hope in the other. | Country: France, Greece, United Kingdom | Language: English, Greek

World Premiere, 2023 Sundance Film Festival. Jacqueline escapes her war-torn country to a Greek island. She meets an unmoored tour guide and the two become close as they each find hope in the other. | Country: France, Greece, United Kingdom | Language: English, Greek

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Winter Sucks 2024: Bram Stoker's Dracula (1992) 4K Restoration

Transylvanian vampire Count Dracula bends a naive real estate agent to his will, then takes up residence at a London estate where he sleeps in his coffin by day and searches for potential victims by night. | Country: United Kingdom, United States | Language: English, Romanian, Greek, Bulgarian, Latin

Transylvanian vampire Count Dracula bends a naive real estate agent to his will, then takes up residence at a London estate where he sleeps in his coffin by day and searches for potential victims by night. | Country: United Kingdom, United States | Language: English, Romanian, Greek, Bulgarian, Latin

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2024 Oscar Nominated Short Films: Animation

Each year, the Film Center is thrilled to present the Academy Award-nominated shorts program featuring some of the year’s most spectacular short films.

Each year, the Film Center is thrilled to present the Academy Award-nominated shorts program featuring some of the year’s most spectacular short films.

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American Fiction (2023)

Nominated for five Academy Awards including Best Picture. TIFF 2023 People’s Choice Award winner. Thelonious “Monk” Ellison’s writing career has stalled because his work isn’t deemed “Black enough.” Cord Jefferson’s hilarious directorial debut confronts our culture’s obsession with reducing people to outrageous stereotypes. | Country: United States | Language: English

Nominated for five Academy Awards including Best Picture. TIFF 2023 People’s Choice Award winner. Thelonious “Monk” Ellison’s writing career has stalled because his work isn’t deemed “Black enough.” Cord Jefferson’s hilarious directorial debut confronts our culture’s obsession with reducing people to outrageous stereotypes. | Country: United States | Language: English

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Stopmotion (2024)

Best Director, 2023 Fantastic Fest. A talented stop-motion animator is consumed by the grotesque world of her horrifying creations with deadly results. | Country: United Kingdom | Language: English

Best Director, 2023 Fantastic Fest. A talented stop-motion animator is consumed by the grotesque world of her horrifying creations with deadly results. | Country: United Kingdom | Language: English

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Io Capitano (2023)

Best Director, 2023 Venice Film Festival. Nominated for Best International Feature Film at the 96th Academy Awards. Two Senegalese teenagers, Seydou and Moussa, travel from Dakar to Europe in the hope of becoming pop stars in Europe, finding danger, heartbreak and unexpected joy along the way. | Country: Italy, Belgium, France | Language: Wolof, French with English subtitles

Best Director, 2023 Venice Film Festival. Nominated for Best International Feature Film at the 96th Academy Awards. Two Senegalese teenagers, Seydou and Moussa, travel from Dakar to Europe in the hope of becoming pop stars in Europe, finding danger, heartbreak and unexpected joy along the way. | Country: Italy, Belgium, France | Language: Wolof, French with English subtitles

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The Boy and the Heron (2023)

Golden Globe winner, Best Motion Picture – Animated. Nominated for Best Animated Feature at the 96th Academy Awards. A young boy named Mahito yearning for his mother ventures into a world shared by the living and the dead. Opening film of the 2023 Toronto Film Festival. | Country: Japan | Language: English; Japanese with English subtitles

Golden Globe winner, Best Motion Picture – Animated. Nominated for Best Animated Feature at the 96th Academy Awards. A young boy named Mahito yearning for his mother ventures into a world shared by the living and the dead. Opening film of the 2023 Toronto Film Festival. | Country: Japan | Language: English; Japanese with English subtitles

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The Zone of Interest (2023)

Nominated for five Academy Awards including Best Picture. The commandant of Auschwitz, Rudolf Höss, and his wife Hedwig, strive to build a dream life for their family in a house and garden next to the camp. | Country: United State, United Kingdom, Poland | Language: German, Polish, Yiddish

Nominated for five Academy Awards including Best Picture. The commandant of Auschwitz, Rudolf Höss, and his wife Hedwig, strive to build a dream life for their family in a house and garden next to the camp. | Country: United State, United Kingdom, Poland | Language: German, Polish, Yiddish

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