Los Angeles-based short film distributor Apollo Cinema will showcase all five Oscar-nominated animated short films, along with the five live-action short film nominees. This is the second consecutive year Apollo has presented the films in association with Laemmle Theatres. Beginning in Los Angeles on February 28, 2002, the screenings will continue to run every weekend until the Academy Award winners are announced on March 24. The Oscar-nominated Best Live-Action and Best Animated Short Film nominees will premiere at Laemmles Monica Theatre on Thursday, February 28 at 7:30 pm in a single gala program. Beginning with the weekend of March 2, the nominees will be presented in two separate programs playing simultaneously at 11:00 am each weekend morning through March 24. The Oscar nominated shorts program also will be shown at theaters in these cities: New York City, Toronto, Washington, Dallas, Portland, Milwaukee, Atlanta and Seattle. Laemmles Monica Theatre is located at 1332 Second Street, Santa Monica. General admission is $9.00. Phone: (310) 394 9741.
Visit AWNs Oscar Showcase for more information and to view clips of all the animated short film nominees:
For more information about the screenings and schedules for other cities, visit http://www.apollocinema.com