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The Oscar Nominated Short Films 2012 (Not Rated)

ShortsHD working with Magnolia Pictures will release The Oscar® Nominated Short Films 2012 in over 200 theatres across the United States and Canada.




Documentary Short:



  • "The Barber of Birmingham: Foot Soldier of the Civil Rights Movement" Robin Fryday and Gail Dolgin

  • "God is the Bigger Elvis" Rebecca Cammisa and Julie Anderson

  • "Incident in New Baghdad" James Spione

  • "Saving Face" Daniel Junge and Sharmeen Obaid-Chinoy

  • "The Tsunami and the Cherry Blossom" Lucy Walker and Kira Carstensen




Short Film (Animated)



  • "Dimanche/Sunday" Patrick Doyon

  • "The Fantastic Flying Books of Mr. Morris Lessmore" William Joyce and Brandon Oldenburg

  • "La Luna" Enrico Casarosa

  • "A Morning Stroll" Grant Orchard and Sue Goffe

  • "Wild Life" Amanda Forbis and Wendy Tilby




Short Film (Live Action)



  • "Pentecost" Peter McDonald and Eimear O'Kane

  • "Raju" Max Zähle and Stefan Gieren

  • "The Shore" Terry George and Oorlagh George

  • "Time Freak" Andrew Bowler and Gigi Causey

  • "Tuba Atlantic" Hallvar Witzø




The Oscar® Nominated Short Films has become a key fixture of the awards season. Last year, the theatrical release broke all records, grossing over $1,350,000 nationwide and playing in significantly more theaters than in previous years.