This week (February 19-24), the Hollywood Theater presents a showcase of the five animated short films nominated for this year’s Academy Awards, plus two additional films named to the Academy’s shortlist. Click here for showtimes. This program is appropriate for all ages.

MADAGASCAR, CARNET DE VOYAGE (French, 15 min., Director: Bastien Dubois)
LET’S POLLUTE (USA, 6 min., Director: Geefwee Boedoe)
THE GRUFFALO (UK; Germany, 27 min., Directors: Jakob Schuh, Max Lange)
THE LOST THING (Australia; UK, 15 min., Directors: Andrew Ruhemann, Shaun Tan)
DAY & NIGHT (USA, 6 min., Director:  Teddy Newton)

Plus two additional award-winning animated short films:
THE COW WHO WANTED TO BE A HAMBURGER (USA, 6 min., Director: Bill Plympton)
URS (Germany, 10 min., Director: Moritz Mayerhofer)
Total running time 85 Minutes