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From the Oscars

A showcase of the 2013 Academy Award® winning and nominated short film and animation.

Screening: Sun 12 Jan, 4.30pm | Running time: 97 mins | Classification: Under 15 years to be w/adult | Repeated: Sun 19 Jan, 4.30pm

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  • Asad

    Set in a war-torn fishing village in Somalia, an all Somali refugee cast brings to life this coming of age fable of a Somali boy who is faced with falling into the pirate life or rising above to choose the path of an honest fishing man.

  • Fresh Guacamole

    Two hands transform familiar objects into a dish of Fresh Guacamole using stop motion animation.

  • Dood Van Een Schaduw (Death Of A Shadow)

    Stuck in a limbo between life and death, Nathan Rijckx, a deceased World War 1 soldier has to collect shadows to regain a second chance at life and love. With two shadows left to collect he discovers something that shakes his world completely.

  • Buzkhasi Boys

    Two boys in Afghanistan, a blacksmith’s son and an orphan living on the streets, dream of winning a popular and fierce polo match.

  • Head Over Heels

    A husband and wife have grown apart over the years. He lives on the floor, she lives on the ceiling and the marriage hangs in the balance.

  • Curfew

    In the midst of attempting to end his life, Richie gets a call from his estranged sister, asking if he can look after his niece, Sophia, for a few hours. Richie decides to cancel his plans and spends the evening with Sophia. But Sophia has preconceived notions of who Richie is and Richie has to overcome this perception, even though he lacks social graces.