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2016 Academy Award® Nominated Short Film – Art Center Winners

Posted on Monday, February 29, 2016

As part of the Des Moines Art Center's annual showing on Oscar® nominated short films, viewers vote which short they believe should win the Academy Award®. The 2016 voters' choices are as follows:

Des Moines Art Center Voter's Choice

Documentary Program

  1. A Girl in the River: The Price of Forgiveness (75 votes)
  2. Chau, Beyond the Lines (74 votes)
  3. Last Day of Freedom (73 votes)
  4. Claude Lanzmann: Spectres of the Shoah (29 votes)
  5. Body Team 12 (26 votes)

And the Academy Award goes to… A Girl in the River: The Price of Forgiveness!

Animated Program

  1. Bear Story (121 votes)
  2. Sanjay’s Super Team (94 votes)
  3. We Can’t Live Without the Cosmos (47 votes)
  4. World of Tomorrow (43 votes)
  5. Prologue (7 votes)

And the Academy Award goes to… Bear Story!

Live Action Program

  1. Stutterer (101 votes)
  2. Shok (73 votes)
  3. Day One (53 votes)
  4. Ave Maria (42 votes)
  5. Everything Will Be Okay (32 votes)

And the Academy Award goes to… Stutterer!

The Academy Awards® will be hosted by Chris Rock on Sunday, February 28, 2016 at 6 pm CST on ABC.

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