2023 Oscar Nominated Shorts: Animation
Run Time: 97 min. Rating: R
ANIMATED SHORTS (Estimated Running Time: 95 min.)
Rating equivalent of PG-13/R. Four of the films are suitable for kids 10 and up, but the final film, MY YEAR OF DICKS, is for adult audiences only.
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.
(PLEASE NOTE: THIS 30-SECOND INTERSTITIAL CARD WILL APPEAR PRIOR TO MY YEAR OF DICKS: The following Oscar-nominated short film is intended for adult audiences and is not suitable for children. There will be a short break at this time so that patrons, if they choose, can exit the auditorium.)
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