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Saturday, Feb 6, 2016 1:00 PM
Location: Belmont University's Johnson Center, 1909 15th Ave S
Free parking available in the Johnson Center's garage at 15th Ave S and Caldwell Ave.

The Oscar Nominated Short Films 2016 are presented in three different feature-length presentations: Animation, Live Action, and Documentary.

The Oscar Nominated Short Films 2016: Animation
Sat, Feb 6, 1:00pm; Sun, Feb 7, 4:15pm (90min)
NOTE: Additional shorts will be added in order to fill out a feature-length program. Check back for more information.
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Bear Story
Dir. Gabriel Osorio and Pato Escala (11min)
Every day, a melancholy old bear takes a mechanical diorama that he has created out to his street corner. For a coin, passersby can look into the peephole of his invention, which tells the story of a circus bear who longs to escape and return to the family from which he was taken.

Dir. Richard Williams and Imogen Sutton (6min)
2,400 years ago, four warriors—two Spartan and two Athenian—battle to the death in an intense struggle witnessed by a little girl, who then runs to her grandmother for comfort.

Sanjay’s Super Team
Dir. Sanjay Patel and Nicole Grindle (7min)
Young Sanjay, a first-generation Indian-American, is obsessed with television, cartoons and his superhero action figures. He is reluctant to spend time in daily prayers with his devout Hindu father, but a flight of imagination helps him develop a new perspective that he and his father can both embrace.

We Can’t Live Without Cosmos
Dir. Konstantin Bronzit  (16min)
Two best friends have dreamed since childhood of becoming cosmonauts, and together they endure the rigors of training and public scrutiny, and make the sacrifices necessary to achieve their shared goal.

World of Tomorrow
Dir. Don Hertzfeldt (17min)
A little girl named Emily is taken on a fantastical tour of her distant future by a surprising visitor who reveals unnerving secrets about humanity's fate.