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CINEMATHEQUE AT HOME

2021 Oscar® Nominated Short Films: Animated Shorts

Available to rent for $11.99
May 7 - June 25
99 minute program

This title is available to rent via Cinematheque at Home for $11.99. This is not only an opportunity for our patrons to see new cinema, but is an important way that they can continue to support independent film during this pandemic with 50% of all sales supporting our theatre.

Each Oscar nominated short is released in one of three distinct feature-length compilations according to their category of nomination: Live Action, Animation or Documentary. It includes excellent work from around the world including South Korea, Palestine, Iceland, Norway, USA and Israel.

Burrow
Directed by Madeline Sharafian and Michael Capbarat
2020, USA, 6 min
A young rabbit embarks on a journey to dig the burrow of her dreams, despite not having a clue what she’s doing. Rather than reveal to her neighbours her imperfections, she digs herself deeper and deeper into trouble.

Genius Loci
Directed by Adrien Merigeau and Amaury Ovise
2020, France, 16 min, with English subtitles
One night, Reine, a young loner, sees among the urban chaos a moving oneness that seems alive, like some sort of guide.

If Anything Happens I Love You
*OSCAR® WINNER*
Directed by Michael Govier and Will McCormack
2020, USA, 13 min
Grieving parents struggle with the loss of their daughter after a school shooting. An elegy on grief.

Opera
Directed by Erick Oh
2020, South Korea / USA, 9 min, with English subtitles
Written and directed by award-winning filmmaker and former Pixar animator Erick Oh, Opera is an animation project that can be defined as a contemporary animated edition of the Renaissance fresco mural paintings.

Yes-People
Directed by GÍsli Darri Halldórsson and Arnar Gunnarsson
2020, Iceland, 9 min, with English subtitles
One morning an eclectic mix of people face the everyday battle, such as work, school and dish-washing. As the day progresses, their relationships are tested and ultimately their capacity to cope.

PLUS A SELECTION OF ADDITIONAL ANIMATED SHORTS (from the shortlist):

The Snail and the Whale (UK/Germany, 26 min)

Kapaemahu (USA, 7 min)

To Gerard (USA, 8 min)

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Street Gang: How We Got to Sesame Street

Available to rent for $6.99
Held over until July 30!
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Undine

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June 25 - July 30
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Moby Doc

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June 25 - July 30
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July 2 - August 2

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We’re located in the heart of Winnipeg's historic Exchange District in the Artspace building. We are across the street from Old Market Square at the corner of Arthur Street and Bannatyne - one block west of Main.

The Winnipeg Film Group is located on Treaty 1 Territory and on the ancestral lands of the Anishinaabeg, Cree, Oji-Cree, Dakota and Dene Peoples and in the homeland of the Métis Nation. We offer our respect and gratitude to the traditional caretakers of this land.

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