Academy Award-Nominated Shorts 2019

February 6th 2019 - February 21st 2019

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Our popular annual showcase of the animated, live-action and documentary short films nominated for this year’s Academy Awards returns. The Animated and Live-Action programs open Wed Feb 6, and the Documentary Shorts start Fri Feb 8; all three programs play through February.

Upcoming Screenings

  • Madre (dir. Rodrigo Sorogoyen, Spain, 19 min.) • Fauve (dir. Jeremy Comte, Canada, 17 min.) • Marguerite (dir. Marianne Farley, Canada, 19 min.) • Detainment (dir. Vincent Lambe, Ireland, 30 min.) • Skin (dir. Guy Nattiv, USA, 20 min.)
    • IFC Center
      • Sunday Feb 1710:25am11:35am2:10pm3:30pm6:20pm7:50pm10:25pm
      • Monday Feb 1810:25am11:35am2:10pm3:30pm6:20pm7:50pm10:25pm
      • Tuesday Feb 1910:25am11:35am2:10pm3:30pm6:20pm7:50pm10:25pm
      • Wednesday Feb 2010:25am11:35am2:10pm3:30pm6:20pm7:50pm10:25pm
      • Thursday Feb 2110:25am11:35am2:10pm3:30pm6:20pm7:50pm10:25pm
  • Black Sheep (dir. Ed Perkins, UK, 27 min.) • End Game (dirs. Rob Epstein and Jeffrey Friedman, USA, 40 min.) • In addition to the above nominated films, this program also includes the following acclaimed documentary short: The Driver is Red (dir. Randall Christopher, USA, 13 min.)
    • IFC Center
      • Sunday Feb 1710:20am1:40pm5:10pm8:50pm
      • Monday Feb 1810:20am1:40pm5:10pm8:50pm
      • Tuesday Feb 1910:20am1:40pm5:10pm8:50pm
      • Wednesday Feb 2010:20am1:40pm5:10pm8:50pm
      • Thursday Feb 2110:20am1:40pm5:10pm8:50pm
  • A Night at the Garden (dir. Marshall Curry, USA, 7 min.) • Lifeboat (dir. Skye Fitzgerald, USA, 40 min.) • PERIOD. END OF SENTENCE. (dir. Rayka Zehtabchi, India, 26 min.)
    • IFC Center
      • Sunday Feb 1712:00pm3:25pm7:05pm10:35pm
      • Monday Feb 1812:00pm3:25pm7:05pm10:35pm
      • Tuesday Feb 1912:00pm3:25pm7:05pm10:35pm
      • Wednesday Feb 2012:00pm3:25pm7:05pm10:35pm
      • Thursday Feb 2112:00pm3:25pm7:05pm10:35pm
  • Program includes: Bao (dir. Domee Shi, USA, 8 min.) • Late Afternoon (dir. Louise Bagnall, Ireland, 10 min.) • Animal Behaviour (dirs. Alison Snowden and David Fine, Canada, 14 min.) • Weekends (dir. Trevor Jimenez, USA, 16 min.) • One Small Step (dirs. Andrew Chesworth and Bobby Pontillas, USA, 8 min.) • Wishing Box (dirs. Wenli Zhang & Nan Li, USA, 6 min.) • Tweet Tweet (dir. Zhanna Bekmambetova, Russia, 11 min.)
    • IFC Center
      • Sunday Feb 1710:00am12:35pm1:45pm4:30pm5:55pm8:45pm10:05pm
      • Monday Feb 1810:00am12:35pm1:45pm4:30pm5:55pm8:45pm10:05pm
      • Tuesday Feb 1910:00am12:35pm1:45pm4:30pm5:55pm8:45pm10:05pm
      • Wednesday Feb 2010:00am12:35pm1:45pm4:30pm5:55pm8:45pm10:05pm
      • Thursday Feb 2110:00am12:35pm1:45pm4:30pm5:55pm8:45pm10:05pm

Past Screenings

  • Madre (dir. Rodrigo Sorogoyen, Spain, 19 min.) • Fauve (dir. Jeremy Comte, Canada, 17 min.) • Marguerite (dir. Marianne Farley, Canada, 19 min.) • Detainment (dir. Vincent Lambe, Ireland, 30 min.) • Skin (dir. Guy Nattiv, USA, 20 min.)
    • IFC Center
      • Wednesday Feb 610:25am2:10pm6:20pm10:25pm
      • Thursday Feb 710:25am2:10pm6:20pm10:25pm
      • Friday Feb 810:25am11:35am2:10pm3:30pm6:20pm7:50pm10:25pm
      • Saturday Feb 910:25am11:35am2:10pm3:30pm6:20pm7:50pm10:25pm
      • Sunday Feb 1010:25am11:35am2:10pm3:30pm6:20pm7:50pm10:25pm
      • Monday Feb 1110:25am11:35am2:10pm3:30pm6:20pm7:50pm10:25pm
      • Tuesday Feb 1210:25am11:35am2:10pm3:30pm6:20pm7:50pm10:25pm
      • Wednesday Feb 1310:25am11:35am2:10pm3:30pm6:20pm7:50pm10:25pm
      • Thursday Feb 1410:25am11:35am2:10pm3:30pm6:20pm7:50pm10:25pm
      • Friday Feb 1510:25am11:35am2:10pm3:30pm6:20pm7:50pm10:25pm
      • Saturday Feb 1610:25am11:35am2:10pm3:30pm6:20pm7:50pm10:25pm
  • Program includes: Bao (dir. Domee Shi, USA, 8 min.) • Late Afternoon (dir. Louise Bagnall, Ireland, 10 min.) • Animal Behaviour (dirs. Alison Snowden and David Fine, Canada, 14 min.) • Weekends (dir. Trevor Jimenez, USA, 16 min.) • One Small Step (dirs. Andrew Chesworth and Bobby Pontillas, USA, 8 min.) • Wishing Box (dirs. Wenli Zhang & Nan Li, USA, 6 min.) • Tweet Tweet (dir. Zhanna Bekmambetova, Russia, 11 min.)
    • IFC Center
      • Wednesday Feb 612:30pm4:30pm8:45pm
      • Thursday Feb 712:30pm4:30pm8:45pm
      • Friday Feb 810:00am12:30pm1:45pm4:30pm5:55pm8:45pm10:05pm
      • Saturday Feb 910:00am12:30pm1:45pm4:30pm5:55pm8:45pm10:05pm
      • Sunday Feb 1010:00am12:30pm1:45pm4:30pm5:55pm8:45pm10:05pm
      • Monday Feb 1110:00am12:30pm1:45pm4:30pm5:55pm8:45pm10:05pm
      • Tuesday Feb 1210:00am12:30pm1:45pm4:30pm5:55pm8:45pm10:05pm
      • Wednesday Feb 1310:00am12:30pm1:45pm4:30pm5:55pm8:45pm10:05pm
      • Thursday Feb 1410:00am12:30pm1:45pm4:30pm5:55pm8:45pm10:05pm
      • Friday Feb 1510:00am12:35pm1:45pm4:30pm5:55pm8:45pm10:05pm
      • Saturday Feb 1610:00am12:35pm1:45pm4:30pm5:55pm8:45pm10:05pm
  • Black Sheep (dir. Ed Perkins, UK, 27 min.) • End Game (dirs. Rob Epstein and Jeffrey Friedman, USA, 40 min.) • In addition to the above nominated films, this program also includes the following acclaimed documentary short: The Driver is Red (dir. Randall Christopher, USA, 13 min.)
    • IFC Center
      • Friday Feb 810:20am1:40pm5:10pm8:50pm
      • Saturday Feb 910:20am1:40pm5:10pm8:50pm
      • Sunday Feb 1010:20am1:40pm5:10pm8:50pm
      • Monday Feb 1110:20am1:40pm5:10pm8:50pm
      • Tuesday Feb 1210:20am1:40pm5:10pm8:50pm
      • Wednesday Feb 1310:20am1:40pm5:10pm8:50pm
      • Thursday Feb 1410:20am1:40pm5:10pm8:50pm
      • Friday Feb 1510:20am1:40pm5:10pm8:50pm
      • Saturday Feb 1610:20am1:40pm5:10pm8:50pm
  • A Night at the Garden (dir. Marshall Curry, USA, 7 min.) • Lifeboat (dir. Skye Fitzgerald, USA, 40 min.) • PERIOD. END OF SENTENCE. (dir. Rayka Zehtabchi, India, 26 min.)
    • IFC Center
      • Friday Feb 812:00pm3:25pm7:05pm10:35pm
      • Saturday Feb 912:00pm3:25pm7:05pm10:35pm
      • Sunday Feb 1012:00pm3:25pm7:05pm10:35pm
      • Monday Feb 1112:00pm3:25pm7:05pm10:35pm
      • Tuesday Feb 1212:00pm3:25pm7:05pm10:35pm
      • Wednesday Feb 1312:00pm3:25pm7:05pm10:35pm
      • Thursday Feb 1412:00pm3:25pm7:05pm10:35pm
      • Friday Feb 1512:00pm3:25pm7:05pm10:35pm
      • Saturday Feb 1612:00pm3:25pm7:05pm10:35pm