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Published on February 12, 2018 8:26PM

A scene from Pixar's Oscar-nominated short

A scene from Pixar's Oscar-nominated short "Lou"

Oscar-nominated shorts are once again on the playlist for the Bijou Theatre’s winter film series, which begins this Sunday, Feb. 18, at the Newport Performing Arts Center.

The series will also include screenings of acclaimed US comedy “Lady Bird” as well as Sweden’s “The Square” and the enchanting French documentary “Faces Places.”

Screenings start at 7 pm in the Newport Performing Arts Center, 777 Olive Street.

Admission is $7.50 for adults and $7 for students, seniors and members of the Oregon Coast Council for the Arts.

For more information, go to cinemalovers.com and coastarts.org.

Sunday & Monday, Feb. 18 & 19

“Lady Bird”

An artistically inclined 17-year-old girl comes of age in Sacramento. Hilarity ensues.

Sunday & Monday, Feb. 25 & 26

2018 Oscar Shorts

See the nominations for this year’s Academy Awards, with live action on Sunday and animation on Monday.

Monday & Tuesday, March 5 & 6

“The Square”

A prestigious Stockholm museum’s chief art curator finds himself in both professional and personal crises as he attempts to set up a controversial new exhibit.

Suday & Monday, March 11 & 12

“Faces Places”

Director Agnes Varda and photographer/muralist J.R. journey through rural France and form an unlikely friendship.

Short notice

The Bijou will also be screening the Oscar-nominated shorts at the Lincoln City Cultural Center from Tuesday, Feb. 27, through Thursday, March 1.

The program will feature live action nominations on Tuesday, Feb. 27; animation on Wednesday, Feb. 28; and documentaries on Thursday, March 1.

Admission is by suggested donation of $10.

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