Oscar Shorts: Documentary

Documenary Rated: PG-13 141 min

Produced by ShortsTV for the past 16 years and the largest commercial release of short films on the planet, this special feature showcases Oscar-nominated short films in three categories on the big screen. This year’s documentary topics include aging, friendship, economic inequality, Taiwanese independence, and book bans. It is probably the most uplifting program in the Oscar Shorts lineup!

The nominees are:

Nǎi Nai and Wài Pó– Sean Wang and Sam Davis, 17 min., USA (in Mandarin; subtitles)

The Barber of Little Rock – John Hoffman and Christine Turner, 35 min., USA (in English)

Island in Between – S. Leo Chiang and Jean Tsien, 20 min., Taiwan (in English/Mandarin)

The ABC’s of Book Banning – Sheila Nevins and Trish Adlesic, 27 min., USA (in English) (above)

The Last Repair Shop – Ben Proudfoot and Kris Bowers, 39 min., USA (in English)

English, Mandarin (with English subtitles)
United States, Taiwan