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As an Academy Awards® accredited
film festival, we proudly present
the 83rd Academy Award® winning
& nominated shorts just for you.
  • June 18th Sat 24:00 - 25:35
  • June 22th Wed 19:20 - 21:10
  • June 26th Sun 15:30 - 17:20

83rd (2010) Academy Award Nominee for Best Short (Live Action)

The Crush

Michael Creagh/Ireland/15:00/Drama/2009

8 year old Ardal is in love. There's just one problem, the object of his affection is his Second Class teacher, Miss Purdy. But when her boyfriend arrives on the scene Ardal is heartbroken. His reaction, though, is a little unexpected. He challenges Miss Purdy's boyfriend to a duel to the death.

83rd (2010) Academy Award Nominee for Best Short (Animated)

Madagascar, a journey diary

Bastien Dubois/France/11:30 /Animation/2009

This film is a journey diary that redraws the trip of a European traveler confronted with Famadihana customs. As pages of a diary turn, colorful pencil sketches come to life, revealing the majestic rolling landscapes of Madagascar, and acquainting the audience to the people of the Malagasy culture.

83rd (2010) Academy Award Nominee for Best Short (Live Action)

The Confession

Tanel Toom/UK/25:00 /Drama/2010

Quiet and sincere 9-year-old Sam is worried about making his first confession. His conscience is clear, therefore he cannot hope for any relief from the experience. He and his friend Jacob decide to remedy that situation, but their initially innocent prank turns unexpectedly tragic.
These films may include sexual and/or violent contents.

83rd (2010) Academy Award Winner for Best Short (Animated)

The Lost Thing

Shaun Tan & Andrew Ruhemann/Australia/15:00 /Animation/2010

A boy discovers a bizarre looking creature while out at the beach. Having guessed that it is lost, he tries to find out who it belongs to but is met with mute indifference from everyone. But the boy empathizes with the creature and sets out to find a ‘place’ for it.

83rd (2010) Academy Award Winner for Best Short (Live Action)

God of Love

Luke Matheny/USA/19:00 /Comedy/2009

Lounge-singing darts champion Raymond finds his prayers are answered when he receives a mysterious package of passion-inducing darts. The catch is that the one woman he loves, a drummer in his band – is already in love with Ray's best friend, the guitarist in the band.