The Bill Cosford Cinema is excited to present all five Academy Award nominees for Best Animated Short. The program will feature additional animated short films. BOA A Chinese-Canadian woman suffering from empty nest syndrome gets a second shot at motherhood when one of her handmade dumplings comes alive. Directed by Domee Shi. 8minutes. WEEKENDS WEEKENDS is the story of a young boy shuffling between the homes of his recently divorced parents. Surreal dream-like moments mix with the domestic realities of a broken up family in this hand animated film set in 1980's Toronto. Directed by Trevor Jimenez. 16minutes. ANIMAL BEHAVIOUR Animated anthropomorphized characters in a therapy session. Directed by David Fine and Alison Snowden. 14minutes. LATE AFTERNOON An elderly woman drifts back through her memories. She exists between two states, the past and the present. Directed by Louise Bagnall. 10minutes ONE SMALL STEP TAIKO Studios presents the story of Luna, a Chinese American girl who dreams of becoming an astronaut. Directed by Andrew Chesworth and Bobby Pontillas. 8minutes


Various Directors.
Runtime to be Determined.
4k Digital Projection.



  • Friday, February 22, 2019 - 6:30pm
  • Saturday, February 23, 2019 - 6:30pm
  • Sunday, February 24, 2019 - 3:30pm
  • Wednesday, February 27, 2019 - 6:30pm
  • Friday, March 1, 2019 - 9:00pm