Oscar Short Animation Films

Are there also Oscars for short films? Of course! In this compilation programme we bundle the five short animation films shortlisted for an Oscar in 2020.

Time & Tickets

The programme:

Dcera (Daughter)
Daria Kashcheeva, Czech Republic 2019, 15 min., silent film.
In a hospital room, a daughter recalls a childhood moment when as a little girl she tried to share her experience with an injured bird with her father. A moment of misunderstanding and a lost embrace has stretched into many years all the way to this hospital room, until the moment when a window pane breaks under the impact of a little bird.

Hair Love
Matthew A. Cherry, Everett Downing Jr. & Bruce W. Smith, USA 2019, 7 min., English language, no subtitles.
An animated short film about an African American father trying to do his daughter’s hair for the first time.

Rosana Sullivan, USA 2019, 9 min., English language, no subtitles.
An unlikely connection sparks between two creatures: a fiercely independent stray kitten and a pitbull. Together, they experience friendship for the first time.

Bruno Collet, France 2019, 12 min., French language, English subtitles.
Recently, Louis, painter is experiencing strange events. His world seems to be mutating. Slowly, furniture, objects, people lose their realism. They are destructuring, sometimes disintegrating…

Siqi Song, China, USA 2018, 8 min., Chinese language, English subtitles.
A man thinks back to his childhood memories of growing up with an annoying little sister in China in the 1990s. What would his life have been like if things had gone differently?

diverse, 2020, 51 min. , without subtitles.