2022 Oscar Nominated Animated Shorts
Run Time: 97 min. Release Year: 2022
This shorts program contains adult content and is not suitable for patrons 17 and under.
As part of Awards Season at the Film Center each year, we are thrilled to present the Academy Award-nominated shorts program featuring the year’s most spectacular Animated, Documentary, and Live Action short films.
From 82 total qualifying films, these five are nominees for the Animated Short Film category at the 94th Academy Awards.
Animated Short Film – The Nominees
Dan Ojari and Mikey Please
In this stop-motion short film, a bird raised by mice begins to question where she belongs and sets off on a daring journey of self-discovery.
Country: United Kingdom
Runtime: 32 min
One day, a delicate ballerina named Olya meets the rough, surly boxer Evgeny. The contrast between their worlds and their philosophies is so sharp that even the possibility of these two characters crossing paths seems incredible.
Runtime: 15 min
Affairs of the Art
Joanna Quinn and Les Mills
This new chapter in the award-winning series starring 59-year-old factory worker Beryl showcases her family’s eccentric yet endearing obsession with everything from drawing to screw threads and pet taxidermy.
Country: United Kingdom, Canada
Runtime: 16 min
Hugo Covarrubias and Tevo Díaz
Inspired by real events. Ingrid is a secret police agent in the military dictatorship in 1975 Chile. Her relationship with her dog, her body, her fears and frustrations reveal a macabre fracture in her mind and an entire country.
Runtime: 15 min
The Windshield Wiper
Alberto Mielgo and Leo Sanchez
Inside a cafe while smoking a whole pack of cigarettes, a man poses an ambitious question: “What is Love?”. A collection of vignettes and situations will lead the man to the desired conclusion.
Country: United States, Spain
Language: English, Romanian
Runtime: 14 min
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