For the 14th consecutive year, the ICA presents the Oscar-nominated live-action, animated, and documentary shorts you always wish you’d seen come Oscar night (February 9). 

Schedule of Screenings

Animation

Runtime: 85 minutes
Approximate rating: PG-13 (heavy themes, recommended for children 12 and up)

  • Hair Love – Matthew A. Cherry, USA, 7 min.
  • Dcera (Daughter) – Daria Kashcheeva, Czech Republic, 15 min.
  • Sister – Siqi Song, China/USA, 8 min.
  • Memorable – Bruno Collet, France, 12 min.
  • Kitbull – Rosana Sullivan, USA, 9 min.

Additional films:

  • Henrietta Bulkowski – USA, 16 min.
  • The Bird and the Whale – Ireland, 6 min.
  • Hors Piste – France, 5 min.
  • Maestro – France, 2 min.

 

Live Action

Runtime: 104 minutes
Approximate rating: R (language, adult themes)

  • A Sister – Delphine Girard, Belgium, 16 min.
  • Brotherhood – Meryan Joobeur, Tunisia, 25 min.
  • The Neighbors’ Window – Marshall Curry, USA, 20 min.
  • Saria – Bryan Buckley, USA, 23 min.
  • Nefta Football Club – Yves Piat, Tunisia/France, 17 min.
     

Documentary A

Runtime: 80 minutes
Approximate rating: R (heavy subject matter)

  • Life Overtakes Me — John Haptas and Kristine Samuelson, Sweden/USA, 39 min.
  • Learning to Skateboard in a Warzone (if You’re a Girl) — Carol Dysinger, UK, 39 min.
     

Documentary B

Runtime: 80 minutes
Approximate rating: R (heavy subject matter)

  • In the Absence — Yi Seung-Jun, South Korea, 28 min.
  • Walk Run Cha-Cha — Laura Nix, USA, 21 min.
  • St. Louis Superman — Smriti Mundhra and Sami Khan, USA, 28 min.

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