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Oscar-nominated Short Films 2012

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Landmark’s E Street Cinema, in partnership with ShortsHD, offers two feature-length programs of the short films nominated at the upcoming Academy Awards this Sunday, Feb. 26. One program features the animated shorts, including the poignant allegory The Fantastic Flying Books of Mr. Morris Lessmore and Pixar’s La Luna, a multi-generation seafaring adventure, while the other program highlights the live action shorts, including films from Ireland, Northern Ireland, Norway and the German/Indian collaboration Raju, about a German couple who adopt an Indian orphan that suddenly disappears. Landmark’s E Street Cinema, 555 11th St. NW. Call 202-452-7672 or visit

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