Oscar-nominated animated shorts (2024)

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Wednesday 28, February

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The best short-form animation from around the globe. Guaranteed to be some of the most inventive, eye-opening work you’ll see this year.

ANIMATED SHORTS (Running Time: 80 min.)

Our Uniform – Yegane Moghaddam, 7 min., Iran (in Farsi) An Iranian girl who unfolds her school memories through the wrinkles and fabrics of her old uniform.

Letter to a Pig – Tal Kantor and Amit R. Gicelter, 17 min., France/Israel (in Hebrew) A Holocaust survivor who reads a letter he wrote to the pig who saved his life.

Pachyderm – Stéphanie Clément and Marc Rius, 11 min., USA (in English) Follows Louise, who stays at her grandparents in the countryside for a few days during the holidays.

Ninety-Five Senses – Jerusha Hess and Jared Hess, 13 min., USA (in English) An ode to the body’s five senses delivered by a man with little time left to enjoy them. With Tim Blake Nelson

War is Over! Inspired by the Music of John & Yoko – Dave Mullins and Brad Booker, 11 min., USA Set in an alternative World War I where two opposing soldiers play chess, with their moves delivered by carrier pigeon.

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