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Discover this year’s Best Documentary Short Film nominees! This is your annual chance to predict the winners—and have the edge in your Oscar pool. 

Please note, we have split the Oscar Nominated Documentary Shorts into two programs due to duration. Tickets to each program are $7.50, so you can catch all the nominees for the regular ticket price of $15. This is Program 2, see Program 1 here.

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Catch the Oscar nominated feature documentaries in our Oscar Nominees: Best Documentary Feature Film series

Program 2

Total runtime: 77 min

Nai Nai & Wài Pó | D: Sean Wang | USA | 17 min

In Mandarin with English subtitles.

A personal love letter from director Sean Wang to his Nai Nai and Wài Pó, a grandma super team that dances, stretches, and farts their sorrows away.

Island in Between | D:. S. Leo Chiang | 20 min | Taiwan

In English and Mandarin with English subtitles.

Filmmaker S. Leo Chiang reflects on his relationship with Taiwan, the United States and China from the islands of Kinmen, just a few miles from mainland China.

The Last Repair Shop | D: Kris Bowers and Ben Proudfoot | USA | 39 min

Tells the story of four unassuming heroes who ensure no student is deprived of the joy of music. It is also a reminder of how music can be the best medicine, stress reliever and even an escape from poverty.

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