Oscar-Nominated Short Films

2024 Oscar Nominated Short Films

The MFAH presents the Oscar-nominated short films on the big screen, in all three categories: animation, documentary, and live action.


SOLD OUT | Running Time: 80 minutes | Not for children under 13. Topics include the Holocaust, inferred child sexual abuse, and violent battle scenes.

  • I’m Hip (USA)
  • Letter to a Pig (France/Israel)
  • Ninety-Five Senses (USA)
  • Our Uniforn (Iran)
  • Pachyderme (France)
  • WAR IS OVER! Inspired by the Music of John and Yoko (USA)
  • Wild Summon (UK)

Running Time: 141 minutes | Rated R.

  • Island in Between (Taiwan/USA)
  • Nǎi Nai & Wài Pó (USA)
  • The ABCs of Book Banning (USA)
  • The Barber of Little Rock (USA)
  • The Last Repair Shop (USA)
Live Action

Running Time: 140 minutes | Rated R. Topics include murder, abortion, sexual abuse, and suicide.

  • Invincible (Canada)
  • Knight of Fortune (Denmark)
  • Red, White and Blue (USA)
  • The After (United Kingdom)
  • The Wonderful Story of Henry Sugar (United Kingdom/USA)

Suggested ratings are provided by Shorts International. For more information about each short film, visit ShortsTV.

Underwriting for the Film Department is provided by Tenaris, The June Leaf and Robert Frank Foundation, and the Vaughn Foundation.

Generous funding is provided by The Consulate General of the Republic of Korea; Nina and Michael Zilkha; Lois Chiles; Foundation for Independent Media Arts; Franci Neely; Carrin Patman and Jim Derrick; Ms. Laurence Unger; L'Alliance Française de Houston; and ILEX Foundation.