For the 14th consecutive year, Shorts HD and Magnolia Pictures present the OSCAR-NOMINATED SHORT FILMS, opening on Friday, February 8th at The Ross. With all three categories offered – Animated, Live Action, and Documentary – this is your annual chance to predict the winners (and have the edge in your Oscar pool)! A perennial hit with audiences around the country (and now the world), don’t miss this year’s selection of shorts. The Academy Awards ceremony takes place Sunday, February 24th. OSCAR-NOMINATED SHORT FILMS are showing at the Mary Riepma Ross Media Arts Center on Friday, February 8 through Thursday, February 14. Synopses and show times are available at www.TheRoss.org, by consulting your newspaper, or by calling the MRRMAC film information line at 402.472.5353. This program is being presented with the support of the Nebraska Arts Council and the Nebraska Cultural Endowment.