Local audiences have the opportunity to watch the acclaimed short films that have been nominated for an Academy Award® starting Friday, Feb. 9, 2018 at the Varsity Theatre (166 E. Main St.) in Ashland. Proceeds from the Friday evening screenings of the Animated and Live Action Shorts at 6:30pm on Feb. 9 and the Documentary Shorts at 6:30pm on Feb. 16 will benefit the non-profit Ashland Independent Film Festival.
There will be a 10 minute intermission during each of the benefit screenings. Only one ticket is required to attend both the Animated and Live Action Shorts on Feb. 9. The programs will run for a week at the Varsity following the benefit screenings.
Regularly priced tickets are $9. Ashland Independent Film Festival members receive a $2 discount off of the regular ticket price at the Box Office for the benefit screening. Discounts are not available online.
More information including film descriptions, trailers, and ratings are available at ashlandfilm.org/oscarshorts.