7:15 pm | 2 hrs | R – The Documentary program deals with global political issues – the refugee crisis, the education of girls and women in Afghanistan, activism in Ferguson MO. Very strong doc program this year.

For the 15th consecutive year, Shorts HD and Magnolia Pictures present the Oscar-Nominated Short Films, opening on Jan. 31st. With all three categories offered – Animated, Live Action and Documentary – this is your annual chance to predict the winners (and have the edge in your Oscar pool)! A perennial hit with audiences around the country and the world, don’t miss this year’s selection of shorts. The Academy Awards take place Sunday, Feb. 9th.

Click here for more info on the films https://oscar.go.com/nominees/documentary-short

Life Overtakes Me – John Haptas and Kristine Samuelson, Sweden/USA, 39 min.

Learning to Skateboard in a Warzone (if You’re a Girl) – Carol Dysinger, UK, 39 min.

In the Absence – Yi Seung-Jun, South Korea, 28 min.

Walk Run Cha-Cha – Laura Nix, USA, 21 min.

St. Louis Superman – Smriti Mundhra and Sami Khan, USA, 28 min.

Rosendale Theatre’s Schedule for Oscar Nominated Short Films:
Saturday 2/1 – 12 pm – live action
Saturday  2/1 – 2:30 pm – animation
Tuesday 2/4 -7:15 pm – documentary
Wednesday 2/5 – 7:15 pm – live action
Saturday 2/8 – 12 pm – animation
Saturday 2/8 – 2:30 – documentary