Academy Award Shorts

Presented by Wichita Public Library

  • Saturday, February 18
  • 10:00 am
  • FREE

31st Annual Film Festival

2017 marks the 31st year the Wichita Public Library will screen Academy Award-nominated short films, free and open to the public. Wichita is one of the first cities in the nation to provide a way for its community to see these films nominated in the animated, live action and documentary categories.

To qualify as a short subject for Academy Award consideration, films must be no more than 40 minutes in running time (including all credits). Shorts are typically not rated and may not be suitable for all audiences. Some nominated films may not be available for screening due to rights limitations.

Animated Shorts – 10 a.m. to 11:10 a.m.

  • Blind Vaysha
  • Borrowed Time
  • Pearl
  • Piper

Live Actions Shorts – 11:10 a.m. to 1:20 p.m.

  • Ennemis Interieurs
  • Silent Nights
  • Sing
  • Timecode
  • La Femme et la TGV

30 Minute Lunch Break

Documentary Shorts – 1:50 p.m. to 4:15 p.m.

  • Extremis
  • 4.1 Miles
  • Joe’s Violin
  • Watani: My Homeland
  • The White Helmets

Ticket Prices

Price Location/Details
FREE General Admission

Doors Open

9:30 a.m.

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