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Oscar Short Films at DPAC

Kevin Noonan | Tuesday, February 21, 2012

For those caught up in the spirit of film award season, the DeBartolo Performing Arts Center will feature the 2012 Oscar-nominated short films throughout the week. The center will show all the nominees in each of the three short film categories: animated, live and documentary.

Movie theaters across the country will also feature the short films in an effort to reach wider audiences.


“The Barber of Birmingham: Foot Soldier of the Civil Rights Movement”

“God is the Bigger Elvis”

“Incident in New Baghdad”

“Saving Face”

“The Tsunami and the Cherry Blossom”



“The Fantastic Flying Books of Mr. Morris Lessmore”

“La Luna”

“A Morning Stroll”

“Wild Life”

Live Action:



“The Shore”

“Time Freak”

“Tuba Atlantic”

On campus

What: Oscar-nominated short films

Where: DeBartolo Performing Arts Center

When: Documentary — Wednesday, 7 p.m.; Animated — Saturday, 6 p.m., Sunday, 3 p.m.; Live Action — Saturday, 9:30 p.m.

How Much: $3 students, $4 seniors, $6 regular

Learn More: http://oscar.go.com/nominees