Frederick Film Festival presents

The 2018 Oscar-Nominated Shorts

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March 2, 2018 6:00 pm Buy Tickets
March 3, 2018 8:00 pm Buy Tickets

$7 Any Single Block
$10 Two Blocks
$15 All 3 Events

Don’t miss your chance to see all of the 2018 Oscar-nominated shorts up on the big screen before the Academy Award ceremony!

Friday, the animated shorts program starts at 6:00 pm and the live-action shorts program starts at 8:00 pm. New this year, the Best Short Film: Documentary nominees will screen here at the Weinberg Center on Saturday, beginning at 8:00 pm.

Rating guidelines for each program:
Animation – G. (Exception: GARDEN PARTY – PG, disturbing imagery of a human corpse that could be upsetting to younger viewers. Recommended for Children Ages 8+.)
Live Action – R (violence and some language)
Documentary (both parts) – R (violence, drug abuse, language)


 For more information and trailers for the Films, please visit HERE. 



ANIMATED SHORTS (Running Time: 83 minutes)
Dear Basketball – Glen Keane and Kobe Bryant, USA, 5 minutes
Negative Space – Max Porter and Ru Kuwahata, France, 5 minutes
Lou – Dave Mullins and Dana Murray, USA, 7 minutes
Revolting Rhymes – Jakob Schuh and Jan Lachauer, UK, 29 minutes
Garden Party – Victor Caire and Gabriel Grapperon, France 7 minutes
Lost Property Office (additional film)
Weeds (additional film)
Achoo (additional film)
LIVE ACTION SHORTS (Running Time: 99 minutes)
DeKalb Elementary – Reed Van Dyk, USA, 20 minutes
The Silent Child – Chris Overton and Rachel Shenton, UK, 20 minutes
My Nephew Emmett – Kevin Wilson, Jr., USA, 20 minutes
The Eleven O’Clock – Derin Seale and Josh Lawson, Australia, 13 minutes
Watu Wote/All of Us – Katja Benrath and Tobias Rosen, Germany, 22 minutes



PROGRAM A (Running Time: 102 minutes)
Traffic Stop – Kate Davis and David Heilbroner, USA, 30 minutes
Edith + Eddie – Laura Checkoway and Thomas Lee Wright, USA, 29 minutes
Heaven is a Traffic Jam on the 405 – Frank Stiefel, USA, 40 minutes
PROGRAM B (Running Time: 82 minutes)
Heroin(e) – Elaine McMillion Sheldon and Kerrin Sheldon, USA, 39 minutes
Knife Skills – Thomas Lennon, USA, 40 minutes

3 thoughts on “The 2018 Oscar-Nominated Shorts

  1. One screening means one block of films – animated, live action, or documentary (not just one short film). It’s an incredibly affordable night of cinematic entertainment from around the world!

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