2019 Oscar Nominated Shorts - Documentary Reviews

Top Critic
February 15, 2019
Despite the heavy subject matter and longer average run-times, the films in this showcase are the strongest group of the three Oscar short film categories.
February 7, 2019
A program worth seeing.
February 7, 2019
This year's Oscar-nominated shorts carry plenty of emotional weight in their compact running times with stories that span life's breadth.
February 7, 2019
Documentary shorts... provide their share of sad tales, but here, engaging filmmaking can temper the despair...
February 6, 2019
Each film, some more artful than others, offers a taut packet of upsetting emotions: anger, grief, outrage, and horror, with only tentative glimpses of hope. Why watch them? Because you must not look away.