2023 Oscar Nominated Short Films: ANIMATION

2023 Oscar Nominated Short Films: ANIMATION


Sun, Mar 5    
3:30 pm - 6:00 pm


Hopewell Theater
5 South Greenwood Avenue, Hopewell, NJ, 08525

Event Type

Saturday, February 25 & Sunday, March 5

  • For the 18th consecutive year, ShortsTV and Magnolia Pictures present the Oscar-Nominated Short Films, opening on Feb. 17th.
  • With all three categories offered – Animation, Live Action, and Documentary – this is your annual chance to predict the winners (and have the edge in your Oscar pool)!
  • A perennial hit with audiences around the country and the world, don’t miss this year’s selection of shorts. The Academy Awards take place Sunday, March 12th.

Nominations (running time of 95 minutes):

  • An Ostrich Told Me the World is Fake and I Think I Believe It – Lachlan Pendragon, Australia, 12 min.
  • The Flying Sailor – Amanda Forbis and Wendy Tilby, Canada, 8 min.
  • Ice Merchants – João Gonzalez and Bruno Caetano, Portugal/France/UK, 15 min.
  • The Boy, the Mole, the Fox and the Horse – Charlie Mackesy and Matthew Freud, UK, 33 min.
  • My Year of Dicks – Sara Gunnarsdóttir and Pamela Ribon, USA, 26 min.

Rating equivalent of PG-13 / R. Four of the films are suitable for children 10 and up, but the final film, MY YEAR OF DICKS, is for adult audiences only. There will be a 30 second warning card before this film, if any patrons should wish to leave. Also note that THE FLYING SAILOR includes some full-frontal nudity of the titular sailor, but is otherwise unoffensive.