For the 14th consecutive year, Shorts HD and Magnolia Pictures present the Oscar Nominated Short Films, opening on Feb. 8th. With all three categories offered—Animated, 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 on Sunday, February 24.
Co-presented with the Louisville Film Society
. LFS offers an Oscar Watch Party on Sunday, February 24. Please see louisvillefilmsociety.org
for more details.
Rated R, 135 minutes
$9 / $7 Speed and Louisville Film Society members
A Night at the Garden
Directed by Marshall Curry
In 1939, 20,000 Americans rallied in New York’s Madison Square Garden to celebrate the rise of Nazism–an event largely forgotten from history. ‘A Night at the Garden’ transports audiences to this chilling gathering and shines a light on the power of demagoguery and anti-Semitism in America. 2018, U.S., 7 minutes.
Directed by Ed Perkins
After the high-profile killing of Damilola Taylor, Cornelius’ family move out of London. But when they discover their new town is run by racists, Cornelius takes a drastic step to survive. 2018, U.K., 27 minutes.
Directed by Rob Epstein and Jeffrey Friedman
Where will loved ones spend their last days? Who will be in the room? What feelings and secrets need to be shared with family before it is too late? End Game probes these questions and more as it follows visionary medical practitioners who are working on the cutting-edge of life and death. 2018, U.S., 40 minutes.
Directed by Skye Fitzgerald
Volunteers from a German non-profit risk the waves of the Mediterranean to pluck refugees from sinking rafts pushing off from Libya in the middle of the night. 2018, U.S., 34 minutes.
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Directed by Rayka Zehtabchi
In a rural village outside Delhi, India, women lead a quiet revolution. They fight against the deeply rooted stigma of menstruation. 2018, U.S., in Hindi with English subtitles, 26 minutes.