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Academy announces live-action, animated short films in Oscar race


The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has announced the 10 live action short films and animated shorts which will advance in the voting process for the 89th Academy Awards. One hundred thirty-seven films had originally qualified in live-action shorts category, while sixty-nine movies had made it in the animated shorts category, says PTI.

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“Bon Voyage”, “Ennemis Interieurs,” “Graffiti,” “La Femme et le TGV,” “Nocturne in Black,” “The Rifle, the Jackal, the Wolf and the Boy,” “Silent Nights,” “Sing (Mindenki),” “Timecode” and “The Way of Tea (Les Fremissements du The)” are all the live-action shorts which have made the cut.

The animated shorts that have been short-listed are “Blind Vaysha,” “Borrowed Time,” “Happy End,” “The Head Vanishes,” “Inner Workings,” “Once upon a Line,” “Pear Cider and Cigarettes,” “Pearl,” “Piper” and “Sous Tes Doigts (Under Your Fingers).”

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Nominations for the 89th Oscars will be announced on January 24, 2017. The 89th Oscars will be held on Sunday, February 26, 2017, at the Dolby Theatre.