GKIDS animation showcase spotlights Oscar contenders

Six potential animated Oscar nominees — four for this year’s awards, two for the year after — will screen at the GKIDS Animated Showcase Nov. 14-18. This will be the first time the
six new films have played in Los Angeles, with two making their U.S. debut.

For Your Consideration screenings

— “The Rabbi’s Cat (3D),” 7:30 p.m. Nov. 14, AMC Burbank 16
— “The Painting,” 7:30 p.m., Nov. 15, Laemmle NoHo 7
— “From Up on Poppy Hill,” 7:30 p.m., Nov. 16, Laemmle NoHo 7
— “Zarafa,” 7:30 p.m., Nov. 18, Laemmle NoHo 7

Sneak previews

— Surprise screening, 7:30 p.m., Nov. 17, Laemmle NoHo 7
— “A Letter to Momo,” 9:45 p.m., Nov. 17, Laemmle NoHo 7

Past Oscar nominees
— “Chico & Rita,” 9:45 p.m., Nov. 15, Laemmle NoHo 7
— “A Cat in Paris,” 9:45 p.m., Nov. 16, Laemmle NoHo 7
— “The Secret of Kells,” 9:45 p.m., Nov. 18, Laemmle NoHo 7

To qualify for the Oscars, animated film entries face a Nov. 1 submissions deadline with the film academy.

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