2019 Oscar Nominated Shorts

Continuing its longstanding tradition of bringing the best in film making from around the world to the Mid-South, On Location: MEMPHIS will once again screen the Oscar-nominated Documentary, Animated and Live Action short films in advance of the 91st Academy Awards.

The program, presented by Shorts International and Magnolia Pictures, will take place at Malco Forest Hill Cinema Grill in Germantown, TN. The Documentary and Animation nominees will be screened on Sunday, February 17, starting at 3:00 pm.  The Live Action slate of films will take center stage on Monday, February 18, at 6:30 p.m.  Tickets are $10 and are available on the On Location: MEMPHIS website.  This year OL:M is offering a special rate for those who want to secure a ticket for all three screenings which can be purchased at the following link:  https://on-location-memphis.ticketleap.com/2019-oscar-nominated-shorts—documentary-animation-and-live-ac/

OL:M’s Oscar Nominated Shots Screenings support its Memphis Music Banq project.  This years sponsors are Cynthia Scales – Allstate Insurance, Carol Yvonne Sherrod – New York Life Insurance, The Redwing Group, and Rolfe Financial Services.

The 2019 nominees are:


Bao – Domee Shi and Becky Neimann-Cobb, USA, 8 minutes

Late Afternoon – Louise Bagnall and Nuria Gonzalez Blanco, Ireland, 10 minutes

Animal Behaviour – Alison Snowden and David Fine, Canada, 14 minutes

Weekends – Trevor Jimenez, USA, 16 minutes

One Small Step – Andrew Chesworth and Bobby Pontillas, USA, 8 minutes



Madre – Rodrigo Sorogoyen and Maria del Puy Alvarado, Spain, 19 minutes

Fauve – Jeremy Comte and Maria Gracia Turgeon, Canada, 17 minutes

Marguerite – Marianne Farley and Marie-Helene Panisset, Canada, 19 minutes

Detainment – Vincent Lambe and Darren Mahon, Ireland, 30 minutes

Skin – Guy Nattiv and Jaime Ray Newman, USA, 20 minutes



Black Sheep – Ed Perkins and Jonathan Chinn, UK, 27 minutes

End Game – Rob Epstein and Jeffrey Friedman, USA, 40 minutes

Lifeboat – Skye Fitzgerald and Bryn Mooser, USA, 40 minutes

A Night at the Garden – Marshall Curry, USA, 7 minutes

PERIOD. END OF SENTENCE. – Rayka Zahtabchi and Melissa Berton, India, 26 minutes

Filmgoers can join the conversation on social media using the hashtag #olmoscarshorts.

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