The ABCs of Book Banning (2023) Short Film Review

The ABCs of Book Banning (2023) Short Film Review

‘The ABCs of Book Banning’, nominated for Documentary Short Subject at the Oscars in 2024, is a remarkable, powerful, unmissable film. Review by Joseph Wade.

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The Barber of Little Rock (2023) Short Film Review

The Barber of Little Rock (2023) Short Film Review

‘The Barber of Little Rock’ (2023), nominated in the Documentary Short category at the 96th Academy Awards, is a hopeful presentation of a great subject, Arlo Washington. Review by Joseph Wade.

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Island In Between (2023) Short Film Review

Island In Between (2023) Short Film Review

‘Island In Between’, 2024 Oscars Documentary Short Subject nominee, presents the ordinary lives of the Taiwanese living across the water from mainland China. Review by Joseph Wade.

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The Last Repair Shop (2023) Short Film Review

The Last Repair Shop (2023) Short Film Review

‘The Last Repair Shop’ is nominated in the Documentary Short Subject category at the 96th Academy Awards. It ought to restore some of your hope in the world. Review by Joseph Wade.

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Nai Nai and Wài Pó (2023) Short Film Review

Nai Nai and Wài Pó (2023) Short Film Review

2024 Oscars Documentary Short Subject nominee ‘Nai Nai & Wài Pó’, from director Sean Wang, is soft and easy cinema, a supreme aesthetic creation. Review by Joseph Wade.

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Letter to a Pig (2022) Short Film Review

Letter to a Pig (2022) Short Film Review

Tal Kantor short film ‘Letter to a Pig’ is a beautifully put together Oscars Animated Short nominee with a lot to love. Review by Joseph Wade.

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Ninety-Five Senses (2022) Short Film Review

Ninety-Five Senses (2022) Short Film Review

Jared and Jerusha Hess forgo their usually identifiable filmmaking traits to embrace a more earnest story in their Animated Short Oscars nominee ‘Ninety-Five Senses’. Review by Joseph Wade.

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Our Uniform (2023) Short Film Review

Our Uniform (2023) Short Film Review

Yegane Moghaddam’s authorial short film ‘Our Uniform’, about a woman’s relationship to the Iranian school system, is a well-conceived Animated Short nominee at the Oscars. Review by Joseph Wade.

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Pachyderme (2022) Short Film Review

Pachyderme (2022) Short Film Review

2024 Oscars Animated Short nominee ‘Pachyderme’ is an intricately constructed piece at every level of filmmaking; a short to be experienced. Review by Joseph Wade.

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War Is Over! Inspired by the Music of John and Yoko (2023) Short Film Review

War Is Over! Inspired by the Music of John and Yoko (2023) Short Film Review

Produced by Yoko Ono and co-written by Sean Ono Lennon, ‘War Is Over! Inspired by the Music of John and Yoko’ is an Animated Short Oscars nominee worth seeing. Review by Joseph Wade.

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