This Program runs a total of about 1 hour and 25 minutes. It includes all 5 films nominated in the Animated Short category as well as some additional highly acclaimed films.

While this program is not rated, most of the shorts would carry a G rating, however the end of GARDEN PARTY has some disturbing imagery of a human corpse that could be upsetting to some younger viewers. It would likely be rated PG.

Dear Basketball (USA, 5 min. Dir. Glen Keane)
This film recounts KOBE BRYANT'S love affair with basketball from his childhood through his 20-year career in the NBA. Academy Award Winner.

Negative Space (France, 5 min. Dirs. Max Porter, Ru Kuwahata)
Negative Space is an adaptation of the poem by Ron Koertge. The poem’s tale about a boy who connects with his father by learning to pack a suitcase touched each of the filmmakers in different ways.

Lou (USA, 7 min. Dir. Dave Mullins)
Lou is a 2017 computer-animated short film produced by PixarAnimation Studios. Written and directed by Dave Mullins, it was theatrically released alongside Pixar’s Cars 3 on June 16, 2017. The short is about a lost and found box and the unseen monster within.

Revolting Rhymes (UK, 29 min. Dirs. Jakob Schuh, Jan Lachauer)
REVOLTING RHYMES interweaves Roald Dahl’s retellings of classic fairy tales with playful twists and surprising endings.

Garden Party (France, 7 min. Dirs. Victor Caire, Gabriel Grapperon)
In a deserted rich house, a couple of amphibians explore their surroundings and follow their primal instincts.

This program also features additional highly acclaimed animated shorts from 2017 including Lost Property, Weeds and Achoo.
85 mins.
Shorts poster animation