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Oscar Shorts 2024 – Documentary

For the 19th consecutive year, ShortsTV presents the Oscar-Nominated Short Films, opening on Feb. 16th. 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.

Nominated in the Documentary Category:


Island in Between (Taiwan/USA)

From Taiwan’s frontline amid rising tensions with China, filmmaker S. Leo Chiang weaves lyrical glimpses of local life with his own struggle negotiating ambivalent bonds to Taiwan, China, and the US. Island in Between explores the uneasy peace in Taiwan, and contemplates its uncertain future.

Nai Nai & Wài Pó (USA)

Nai Nai is Sean's grandma. Wài Pó is also Sean's grandma. Together, they are a grandma super team that dances, stretches, and farts their sorrows away.


The ABCs of Book Banning (USA)

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 Barber of Little Rock
(USA)

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.


The Last Repair Shop (USA)
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.


Duration: 140 min

New Release

Oscar Shorts 2024 – Documentary

Oscar Shorts 2024 – Documentary