Wednesday 14.03.18. – 8pm: 2018 Oscar Nominated Short Films | Animation

Every year Mobile Kino presents a special event featuring all five of the nominated short films in selection for The Academy Awards.

2018 Oscar Nominated Short Films | Animation

8 SHORT FILMS (81 min)

Dear Basketball
USA/5MINS/2017 – Dir. by Glen Keane.

Basketball great Kobe Bryant collaborated with visionary animator Glen Keane and legendary composer John Williams on an animated short film that explores what it means to achieve your dream, and then leave it behind. The animated film is an adaptation of Bryant’s NBA retirement announcement after 20 years with the Los Angeles Lakers. Narrated by Bryant, the film’s hand-drawn animation and emotional score will touch fans of all ages with its universal message about love and loss.

Negative Space
FRANCE/6MINS/2017 – Dir. by Ru Kuwahata, Max Porter.

My dad taught me how to pack.

USA/7MINS/2017 – Dir. by Dave Mullins.

When a toy stealing bully ruins recess for a playground full of kids, only one thing stands in his way: the “Lost and Found” box.

Revolting Rhymes
UK/29MINS/2016 – Dir. by Jakob Schuh, Jan Lachauer.

Revolting Rhymes interweaves Dahl’s retellings of classic fairy tales with playful twists and surprising endings. The all-star voice cast comprises of Dominic West, David Walliams, Rob Brydon, Tamsin Greig, Bertie Carvel, Rose Leslie, Bel Powley, Gemma Chan and Isaac Hempstead Wright.

Garden Party
FRANCE/7MINS/2016 – Dir. by Florian Babikian, Vincent Bayoux, Victor Caire, Théophile Dufresne, Gabriel Grapperon, Lucas Navarro.

In a deserted rich house, a couple of amphibians explore their surroundings and follow their primal instincts.

Lost Property Office (Additional film)
AUSTRALIA/10MINS/2017 – Dir. by Daniel Agdag.

Sometimes people can get lost in their work.

Weeds (Additional film)
USA/3MINS/2017 – Dir. by Kevin Hudson.

A little Dandelion struggles to get himself from the dry barren side of a driveway, to the other, where water is plentiful and the grass is greener.

Achoo (Additional film)
FRANCE/6:35MIN/2017 – Dir. by Elise Carret, Camille Lacroix, Charlotte Perroux, Lucas Boutrot, Maoris Creantor, Pierre Hubert.

In ancient China, a little dragon who can’t breath fire will fight to overcome his weakness in order to take part in the New Year’s celebration.


Date: Wednesday 14.03.18 @ 8pm
Venue: Griessmühle, Sonnenallee 221, Neukölln (Behind S-Bahn Sonnenallee)
Tickets: €7 or €6 with Berliner Pass or Student I.D.
Tickets can also be purchased at the venue, subject to availability.