short films http://kcur.org en From Maggie Simpson To Afghanistan: The 2013 Oscar Nominated Shorts http://kcur.org/post/maggie-simpson-afghanistan-2013-oscar-nominated-shorts <p>For several years,&nbsp;a compilation of Oscar-nominated short films - in animation, live action, and documentary -&nbsp;has opened in theaters across the globe , making those categories on&nbsp;Academy Award&nbsp;night not as foreign or inaccessible as they used to be.&nbsp;This season's entries&nbsp;again include a variety of styles, &nbsp;themes and locations, ranging from&nbsp;the Ayn Rand School for Tots&nbsp;where the perpetually silent Maggie Simpson is dropped off at <em>The Longest Daycare</em> to <em>Buzkashi Boys </em>and the cacophonous streets of Kabul. Fri, 01 Feb 2013 13:00:00 +0000 Steve Walker 31225 at http://kcur.org From Maggie Simpson To Afghanistan: The 2013 Oscar Nominated Shorts