• Viewer of the Oscar-nominated short documentaries, at left

All this month we’ll be reviewing the Oscar nominees for the best animated, live-action, and documentary short films, alternating daily between categories. Check back tomorrow for the next installment.

Poverty, homelessness, suffering children, terminal illness, and the loneliness of dying—yes, it’s the Oscar-nominated short documentaries for 2013. Next year I’m doing animation.