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2024 Oscar Nominated Shorts: Documentary

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For the 19th consecutive year, ShortsTV presents the Oscar-Nominated Short Films.

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 Sunday, March 10th.

2024 Nominees:

Island in Between - dir. S. Leo Chiang/Taiwan/20min/in English & Mandarin w/ English Subs

  • S. Leo Chiang reflects on his relationship with Taiwan, the United States and China from the islands of Kinmen, just a few miles from mainland China.

Nai Nai & Wài Pó - dir. Sean Wang/USA/17min/in Mandarin w/ English Subs

  • A personal love letter from director Sean Wang to his Nai Nai and Wài Pó, a grandma super team that dances, stretches, and farts their sorrows away.

The ABCs of Book Banning - dir. Sheila Nevins/USA/27min

  • Over 2000 books have been removed from school districts in the U.S. The ABCs of Book Banning follows the human toll the future will pay for depriving children of their right to read and learn about a complex world. Interviews with children and authors shed light on this ongoing dangerous precedent.

The Last Repair Shop - dirs. Kris Bowers, Ben Proudfoot/USA/39min

  • Tells the story of four unassuming heroes who ensure no student is deprived of the joy of music. It is also a reminder of how music can be the best medicine, stress reliever and even an escape from poverty.

The Barber of Little Rock - dirs. John Hoffman, Christine Turner/USA/35min

  • The Barber of Little Rock explores America's widening racial wealth gap through the story of Arlo Washington, a local barber whose visionary approach to a just economy can be found in the mission of People Trust, the nonprofit community bank he founded.

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